Chenopodium ambrosioides

Common Name: 
wormseed Mexicantea
Scientific Name: 
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family Name: 
Chenopodiaceae - Goosefoot Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
introduced annual or sometimes weak perennial, reproducing by seed
upright, tall, branches ascending, green, smooth or with minute hairs
Stems of Mexicantea
Stems of Mexicantea
alternate, short-stalked, oblong-oval to lanceolate, margins entire to strongly waved or deeply lobed, minute yellow glands, reduced above, strong unpleasant odor
Leaves of Mexicantea
Leaves of Mexicantea
5-sepaled, petals absent, greenish, small, densely clustered compound spike, long and slender; terminal and axillary
Flowers of Mexicantea