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a plant family, Chenopodiaceae, of shrubs and nonwoody plants with simple leaves, small petalless flowers, and tiny, dry fruit.
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|Noun||1.||goosefoot family - includes spinach and beets|
caryophylloid dicot family - family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, order Caryophyllales, order-Chenopodiales - corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
genus Halogeton - a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Chenopodiaceae