lamb's-quarter


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Related to lamb's-quarter: smartweed, Lambsquarters
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Noun1.lamb's-quarter - leaves collected from the wild
greens, leafy vegetable, green - any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
Chenopodium album, lamb's-quarters, pigweed, wild spinach - common weedy European plant introduced into North America; often used as a potherb
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Among the offenders: English plantain, lamb's-quarter and cocklebur.
Find it: A prolific weed, lamb's-quarters grows just about everywhere, including in sidewalk cracks and even factory yards.
Some of the plants to stay away from include bracken fern, dock, hemlock, locoweed, milkweed, mountain laurel, oak leaf, rhubarb, sorrel, wilted wild cherry, and under certain conditions (decreased light, fast growth after drought, heavy fertilizers) johnsongrass, pigweed, lamb's-quarters, and alfalfa can accumulate toxic amounts of nitrates.
tested vinegar on major weeds -- common lamb's-quarters, giant foxtail, velvetleaf, smooth pigweed and Canada thistle -- in greenhouse and field studies.
I picked lamb's-quarters and she ignored it," Duchon recalls.