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Red Goosefoot

An occasional weed of cultivated areas and nutrient rich soils. Noted for its deep red stems and reddish flowers but one of several similar species.



Common Name Red Goosefoot
Scientific Name Chenopodium rubrum
Species Group Goosefoot Family Amaranthaceae
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Goosefoot family - Chenopodiaceae
Status Locally frequent
Flower Colour Group Green
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
Preferred Environment
Look for Stout red stem and large leaves often with a reddish tinge
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Goosefoot Family Amaranthaceae