Plants of the Castlemaine district

Glaucous Goosefoot - introduced? (*Chenopodium glaucum)

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Family: Chenopodiaceae (Saltbush family).

Cosmopolitan (worldwide) species.


Notes: It is thought that both native and introduced Glaucous Goosefoot grows in Victoria. The plants growing in weedy locations are probably introduced.

Name. Chenopodium: Goosefoot; cheno: goose; pod: foot, the leaves of some species have the appearance of a goose's foot.

Photos: 1: Glaucous Goosefoot stems.
2: Glaucous Goosefoot on a dry dam bed. Maldon.