oak-leaved goosefoot

variants: or less commonly oak leaf goosefoot

Definition of oak-leaved goosefoot

: an annual European goosefoot (Chenopodium glaucum) that has leaves farinose beneath with inflated white hairs and greenish flowers in axillary or terminal spikes and that is common as a weed in the northern part of the U.S. and Canada

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“Oak-leaved goosefoot.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oak-leaved%20goosefoot. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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