Chenopodium album L. - Lamb's Quarters
Family - Chenopodiaceae
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Flowering - May - October.
Habitat - Waste ground, disturbed sites, cultivated areas, roadsides, railroads.
Origin - Native to U.S. (?) and Eurasia.
Other info. - This species can be found throughout Missouri and is a common weed of disturbed and fallow areas. It is actually one of the most widespread angiosperms on the planet. The plant can often be recognized at quite a distance by the whitish underside of the leaves. In the fall the leaves turn a nice crimson color.
Photographs taken off Lee Rd. 14, Lochapoka, AL., 9-22-04.