Chenopodium album

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Chenopodium album: Portulaca oleracea, Solanum nigrum, Chenopodium quinoa, Amaranthus viridis
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chenopodium album - common weedy European plant introduced into North AmericaChenopodium album - common weedy European plant introduced into North America; often used as a potherb
lamb's-quarter, pigweed, wild spinach - leaves collected from the wild
wild spinach - leafy greens collected from the wild and used as a substitute for spinach
goosefoot - any of various weeds of the genus Chenopodium having small greenish flowers
References in periodicals archive ?
Comparative study of pollen extracts allergenicity og Chenopodium album L.
Whole plants of Chenopodium album were collected from Gazipur in Dhaka district, Bangladesh during December, 2011.
Chenopodium album and Vitis trifolia are nutritious and edible wild weeds found in India [5-6].
Anthropogenic indicators such as Chenopodium album, greater celandine (Chelidonium majus) and annual nettle (Urtica urens) also occur, but they might originate from the uppermost layer, as we do not know the degree of contamination of the layers.
Chenopodium album, the scientific name of lambs quarter, translates to "white goose foot" and refers to both the white mealy covering and the leaves' resemblance to the webbed foot of a goose.
The phenomenon is common in taxa of Asteraceae (Aster sinensis, Chrysanthemum segetum, Cosmos) but also has been reported in Chenopodium album (Chenopodiaceae; Gifford & Tepper, 1962a, 1962b), Perilla nankinensis (Labiatae; Nougarede et al.
Twenty six Bangladeshi medicinal plants (Trachyspermum ammi, Cissampelos pareira, Vetiveria zizanioides, Cassia angustifolia, Woodfordia fruticosa, Cinnamomum tamala, Neolomarckia cadamba, Amaranthus viridis, Amaranthus tricolor, Brassica juncea, Brassica oleracea, Raphanus sativus, Curcuma longa, Curcuma zedoaria, Elettaria cardamomum, Ficus religiosa, Ficus benghalensis, Prunus cerasoides, Chenopodium album, Spinacia oleracea, Symplocos racemosa, Terminalia chebula, Tinospora cordifolia, Cyperus rotundus, Pterocarpus santalinus, and Lagenaria siceraria) were collected from various regions of Bangladesh following accounts of their medicinal uses (Ghani, 2003; Yusuf et al.
Chenopodium album (Lamb's quarters): a good source for vitamins A and C, riboflavin, niacin and calcium; it can be eaten raw or cooked.