Fat Hen, Chenopodium album Family: Amaranthaceae
Chenopodium album

Flowering time: July-October. Annual. Native

Very common on rich, nitrogenous ground in gardens and on arable and waste ground.

A very variable plant with whitish or whitish-pink clusters of flowers. The whole plant is +/- greyish mealy with angular stems and greyish-green leaves, diamond-lanceolate shaped, lobed, entire or blunt-toothed.

Similar: Common Orache, Atriplex patula. Triangular fruit bracteoles

Fat Hen, Chenopodium album

Fat Hen, Chenopodium album
Fat-hen, Chenopodium album
Kingston Lacy, Dorset. July 2020

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