Chenopodium album

Family:CHENOPODIACEAE
Species:Chenopodium album Linnaeus
Common Name:Lamb's Quarters; White Goosefoot; White Pigweed
Habitat:Various disturbed sites.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native, FAC- (NWI), G5tnr (Global Rank)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyCHENOPODIACEAE - Goosefoot family
Genus Chenopodium
Species Chenopodium album Linnaeus - Lamb's Quarters; White Goosefoot; White Pigweed

Citation

Citation CHENOPODIUM ALBUM Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 219. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data (lectotype: LINN 313.8). Lectotypified by Brenan, in Turrill & Milne-Redhead, Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Chenopod. 6. 1954.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Anserina candicans Anserina candicans Montandon, Syn. Fl. Jura Sept. 262. 1856.Chenopodium candicans Lamarck 1779, nom. illegit.; Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Atriplex alba Atriplex alba (Linnaeus) Crantz, Inst. Rei Herb. 1: 206. 1766.Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Atriplex viridis Atriplex viridis (Linnaeus) Crantz, Inst. Rei Herb. 1: 206. 1766.Chenopodium viride Linnaeus 1753. 
Blitum viride Blitum viride (Linnaeus) Moench, Methodus 359. 1794.Chenopodium viride Linnaeus 1753. 
Botrys alba Botrys alba (Linnaeus) Nieuwland, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 3: 276. 1914.Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium album subsp. fallax Chenopodium album Linnaeus, subsp. fallax Aellen, Bot. Not. 1928: 208. 1928.  
Chenopodium album var. albofarinosum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. albofarinosum Sonder, Fl. Hamburg. 143. 1850, nom. inadmiss.Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium album var. borbasii Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. borbasii (Murr) Aellen, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 30: 69. 1943.Chenopodium borbasii Murr 1891. 
Chenopodium album var. candicans Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. candicans Syme, in Smith, Engl. Bot., ed. 3B. 8: 8. 1868, nom. inadmiss.Chenopodium candicans Lamarck 1779, nom. illegit.; Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium album var. commune Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. commune Moquin-Tandon, in de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 71. 1849, nom. inadmiss.Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium album var. cymigerum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. cymigerum W. D. J. Koch, Syn. Fl. Germ. Helv. 606. 1837, nom. illegit..Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. viride (Linnaeus) Schultes 1820; Chenopodium viride Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium album var. dacoticum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. dacoticum Aellen, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 26: 131. 1926. NORTH DAKOTA: Cass Co.: Fargo, 1917, Stevens 4-6, 12-15 (syntypes, US).
Chenopodium album var. eualbum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. eualbum A. Ludwig, in Schinz & Thellung, Fl. Schweiz., ed. 3. 2: 95. 1914, nom. inadmiss.Chenopodium eualbum A. Ludwig 1913, nom. illegit.; Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium album var. glomerulosum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. glomerulosum (Reichenbach) Petermann, Anal. Pfl.-Schluess. 373. 1846.Chenopodium glomerulosum Reichenbach 1832. 
Chenopodium album var. integrum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. integrum Beck, in Reichenbach, Icon. Fl. Germ. Helv. 24: 118. 1908. GERMANY
Chenopodium album var. lanceolatum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. lanceolatum (Muhlenberg ex Willdenow) Petermann, Fl. Lips. Excurs. 201. 1838; (Muhlenberg ex Willdenow) Cosson & Germain de Saint-Pierre, Fl. Descr. Anal. Paris 451. 1845.Chenopodium lanceolatum Muhlenberg ex Willdenow 1809. 
Chenopodium album var. linneanum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. linneanum Beck, in Reichenbach, Icon. Fl. Germ. Helv. 24: 104. 1907, nom. inadmiss.Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium album var. melanocarpum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. melanocarpum Alefeld, Landw. Fl. 276. 1866, nom. inadmiss.Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium album var. microphyllum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. microphyllum Boenninghausen, Prodr. Fl. Monast. Westphal. 77. 1824. WEST GERMANY: Westfalen:
Chenopodium album var. missouriense Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. missouriense (Aellen) Bassett & Crompton, Canad. J. Bot. 60: 603. 1982.Chenopodium missouriense Aellen 1928. 
Chenopodium album var. myriostachyum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. myriostachyum Lange, Haandb. Danske Fl., ed. 4, Rettels. 15. 1897. DENMARK
Chenopodium album var. paganum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. paganum Syme, in Smith, Engl. Bot., ed. 3B. 8: 8. 1868.  
Chenopodium album var. paniculatum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. paniculatum Krasan, Mitt. Naturwiss Vereines Steiermark 30: 255. 1893, non Kunth 1838.  
Chenopodium album var. paniculatum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. paniculatum Kunth, Fl. Berol. 2: 150. 1838, nom. inadmiss.Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium album var. polymorphum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. polymorphum Aellen, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 30: 68. 1943, nom. inadmiss.Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium album var. spicatum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. spicatum Wimmer & Grabowski, Fl. Siles. 1: 236. 1827, nom. inadmiss.; W. D. J. Koch, Syn. Fl. Germ. Helv. 606. 1837, nom. inadmiss.Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium album var. stevensii Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. stevensii Aellen, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 26: 130. 1926. NORTH DAKOTA: Cass Co.: Fargo, 1917, Stevens 21 (holotype: US).
Chenopodium album var. typicum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. typicum Beck, Fl. Nieder-Oesterreich 332. 1890, nom. inadmiss.Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium album var. viride Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. viride (Linnaeus) Schultes, in Roemer & Schultes, Syst. Veg. 6: 257. 1820; (Linnaeus) Wahlenberg, Fl. Suec. 158. 1824.Chenopodium viride Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium album var. vulgare Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. vulgare Patze et al., Fl. Preuss. 162. 1848, nom. inadmiss.Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium album subsp. amaranticolor Chenopodium album Linnaeus, subsp. amaranticolor H. J. Coste & A. Reynier, Bull. Herb. Boissier, ser. 2. 5: 974. 1905.  
Chenopodium album subsp. eualbum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, subsp. eualbum Aellen, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 30: 68. 1943, nom. inadmiss.Chenopodium eualbum A. Ludwig 1913, nom. illegit.; Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium album subsp. lanceolatum Chenopodium album Linnaeus, subsp. lanceolatum (Muhlenberg ex Willdenow) Murr, in Urban & Graebner, Festschr. Ascherson 219. 1904.Chenopodium lanceolatum Muhlenberg ex Willdenow 1809. 
Chenopodium borbasii Chenopodium borbasii Murr, Progr. Oberr. Innsbr. 291. 1891.  
Chenopodium candicans Chenopodium candicans Lamarck, Fl. Franc. 3: 248. 1779 ("1778"), nom. illegit.Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium eualbum Chenopodium eualbum A. Ludwig, in Ascherson & Graebner, Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. 5: 40. 1913, nom. illegit.Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium hookerianum Chenopodium hookerianum Moquin-Tandon, in de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 68. 1849. NEPAL
Chenopodium hybridum Chenopodium hybridum Loureiro, Fl. Cochinch. 174. 1790, non Linnaeus 1753.  
Chenopodium viride Chenopodium viride Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 319. 1753. Without data (lectotype: LINN 313.19. Lectotypified by Uotila, Acta Bot. Fenn. 108: 29. 1978.
Chenopodium glomerulosum Chenopodium glomerulosum Reichenbach, Fl. Germ. Excurs. 579. 1832.  
Chenopodium leiospermum Chenopodium leiospermum de Candolle, in de Candolle & Lamarck, Fl. Franc. 3: 390. 1805, nom. illegit.Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium leiospermum var. album Chenopodium leiospermum de Candolle, var. album (Linnaeus) Becker, Fl. Frankfurt 171. 1827.Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium missouriense var. bushianum Chenopodium missouriense Aellen, var. bushianum Aellen, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 26: 156. 1929. MISSOURI
Chenopodium standleyanum Chenopodium standleyanum Aellen, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 26: 153. 1929. TEXAS: Without data, 1835, Drummond 246 (holotype: G; isotype: K).
Vulvaria albescens Vulvaria albescens Bubani, Fl. Pyren. 1: 176. 1897, nom. illegit.Chenopodium album Linnaeus 1753. 
Chenopodium album var. missouriense Chenopodium album Linnaeus, var. missouriense (Aellen) Bassett & Crompton, Canad. J. Bot. 60: 603. 1982.Chenopodium missouriense Aellen 1928. 
Chenopodium amaranticolor Chenopodium amaranticolor (H. J. Coste & (A. Reynier) H. J. Coste & A. Reynier, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 54: 178. 1907.Chenopodium album Linnaeus, subsp. amaranticolor H. J. Coste & A. Reynier 1905. 
Chenopodium giganteum Chenopodium giganteum D. Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 75. 1825. NEPAL
Chenopodium lanceolatum Chenopodium lanceolatum Muhlenberg ex Willdenow, Enum. Pl. 291. 1809.  
Chenopodium missouriense Chenopodium missouriense Aellen, Bot. Not. 1928: 206. 1928. MISSOURI: Jackson Co.: Courtney, 22 Oct 1914, Bush 7402 (lectotype: US). Lectotypified by Bassett & Crompton, Canad. J. Bot. 60: 604. 1982.
Chenopodium paganum    

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Blount, Butler, Calhoun, Clarke, Cleburne, Colbert, Conecuh, Crenshaw, Cullman, Dale, DeKalb, Elmore, Etowah, Franklin, Greene, Henry, Jackson, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Lee, Limestone, Lowndes, Madison, Marshall, Mobile, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Perry, Pike, Randolph, Shelby, St. Clair, Tuscaloosa

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: AMAL, AUA, JSU, TROY, UNA, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2013 - 2013

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
TROY000029135 DeKalb 30 Oct 2007 Daniel D. Spaulding
12800
TROY
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AMAL00006353 Shelby 07 Sep 2002 D.D. Spaulding
11561
AMAL
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AUA000026653 Lee 20 OCT 1971 BOONE, ALLISON
281
AUA
CHENOPODIUM ALBUM L.
JSU118600 DeKalb 2 Aug 1976 R. D. Whetstone
8828
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
TROY000043534 Franklin 19 Aug 2013 J. Kevin England
4478
TROY
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118856 St. Clair 9 Sep 1983 R. D. Whetstone
13736
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
TROY000031981 Butler 30 May 2011 Alvin R. Diamond
22160
TROY
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118592 Blount 13 Oct 1984 C. F. Nixon
942
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118842 Etowah 12 Jun 1994 L. M. Hodge
2374
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118841 Etowah 13 Sep 1999 D. D. Spaulding
10692
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AUA000026655 Perry 8 SEP 1976 SESSLER, ANN H.
582
AUA
CHENOPODIUM ALBUM L.
UWAL0008660 Lowndes 02 Nov 2008 A.R. Diamond
20334
UWAL
Chenopodium album L.
AMAL00006346 Limestone 26 May 1996 D.D. Spaulding
8952
AMAL
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
TROY000017771 Colbert 06 Nov 1980 Robert Kral
66569
TROY
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AMAL00014771 DeKalb 30 Oct 2007 Daniel D. Spaulding
12800
AMAL
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU142884 Randolph 16 Sep 1986 C. F. Nixon
2915
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
USAM000003712 Mobile 04 Jun 1981 Michael G. Lelong
12040
USAM
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
UNA00033198 Mobile 26 May 1896 Charles Mohr
s.n.
UNA
Chenopodium album L.
JSU142885 Jackson 18 Sep 1998 K. R. Brodeur
1401
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
UNA00054226 Blount 15 Aug 1998 Brian R. Keener
1488
UNA
Chenopodium album L.
JSU118599 Cullman 13 Sep 1999 D. D. Spaulding
10694
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AMAL00006355 Shelby 10 Sep 1982 R. D. Whetstone
12333
AMAL
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AUA000026651 Lee 3 JUN 1920 ANONYMOUS
AUA
CHENOPODIUM ALBUM L.
AUA000026650 Henry 2 NOV 1980 BEARD, BEN
096
AUA
CHENOPODIUM ALBUM L.
JSU118848 Jefferson 17 Oct 1975 R. D. Whetstone
7300
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AUA000026648 Dale 26 AUG 1992 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
8416
AUA
CHENOPODIUM ALBUM L.
USAM000003716 Mobile 28 Mar 1975 Michael G. Lelong
8276
USAM
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
TROY000017758 Lowndes 02 Nov 2008 Alvin R. Diamond
20334
TROY
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AMAL00009135 Mobile 14 Jul 2009 T. Wayne Barger
122
AMAL
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118595 Calhoun 26 May 1986 C. L. Lawler
570
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118594 Calhoun 24 Jun 1969 K. E. Landers
s.n.
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
UWAL0034106 Cleburne 01 Nov 2015 Dan Spaulding
14463
UWAL
Chenopodium album L.
AUA000026644 Clarke 22 SEP 1973 BEDWELL, C. R.
090
AUA
CHENOPODIUM ALBUM L.
JSU118844 Etowah 18 Oct 1975 R. D. Whetstone
6879
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AUA000026647 Crenshaw 3 SEP 1995 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
9909
AUA
CHENOPODIUM ALBUM L.
USAM000003715 Mobile 30 May 1971 Michael G. Lelong
5722
USAM
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
TROY000029317 Montgomery 24 Sep 2009 Alvin R. Diamond
20939
TROY
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118591 Blount 15 Aug 1998 Brian R. Keener
1488
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118597 Calhoun 25 Jun 1969 K. E. Landers
s.n.
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
TROY000003737 Crenshaw 17 Sep 2006 Alvin R. Diamond
16904
TROY
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118850 Madison 11 May 1996 D. D. Spaulding
8266
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
TROY000003736 Conecuh 07 Oct 2000 Alvin R. Diamond
12172
TROY
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AMAL00006352 Jefferson 25 Jul 2002 D.D. Spaulding
11482
AMAL
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
USAM000003710 Mobile 04 Jun 1981 Michael G. Lelong
12040
USAM
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118849 Limestone 26 May 1996 R. D. Whetstone
17767
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
USAM000003711 Mobile 04 Jun 1981 Michael G. Lelong
12040
USAM
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
UNA00055645 Blount 16 Jun 1998 Brian R. Keener
1030
UNA
Chenopodium album L.
JSU118593 Blount 13 Oct 1984 C. F. Nixon
943
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
TROY000041230 Elmore 26 Jul 2011 Robert Pullen
121
TROY
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118843 Etowah 25 Sep 1994 L. M. Hodge
3955
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118590 Blount 13 Sep 1999 D. D. Spaulding
10693
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AMAL00006354 Shelby 10 Sep 1982 R. D. Whetstone
12333
AMAL
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AUA000026652 Lee 22 MAY 1955 ALLIED, GENE
AUA
CHENOPODIUM ALBUM L.
TROY000003739 Lee 13 Aug 1978 Robert Kral
62503
TROY
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118846 Jefferson 17 Oct 1975 R. D. Whetstone
7280
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AUA000026656 Pike 25 SEP 1995 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
9987
AUA
CHENOPODIUM ALBUM L.
USAM000003717 Mobile 25 Oct 1980 Michael G. Lelong
11788
USAM
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AUA000026649 Franklin 19 AUG 2013 ENGLAND, J. KEVIN
4478
AUA
CHENOPODIUM ALBUM L.
JSU118598 Calhoun 14 Jun 1969 K. E. Landers
s.n.
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118855 Randolph 24 Jun 1986 C. F. Nixon
2233
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118853 Marshall 27 Oct 1991 D. D. Spaulding
1042
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118851 Madison 22 Sep 1995 S. J. Threlkeld
076
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
TROY000003741 Pike 09 May 1991 Kyle M. Flowers
17
TROY
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118847 Jefferson 17 Oct 1975 R. D. Whetstone
7173a
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AUA000026646 Conecuh 25 AUG 1986 DIAMOND, JR., ALVIN R.
2701
AUA
CHENOPODIUM ALBUM L.
USAM000003714 Greene 07 Jun 1977 Michael G. Lelong
9826
USAM
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
UWAL0012768 Franklin 19 Aug 2013 J. Kevin England
4478
UWAL
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
TROY000003740 Pike 17 Oct 2000 Emily Hess
5
TROY
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118852 Marshall 2 Jul 1994 D. D. Spaulding
5505
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AMAL00017655 Lauderdale 17 Nov 2009 Brian D. Holt
212
AMAL
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AMAL00012420 Lauderdale 06 Nov 1980 R. Kral
66576
AMAL
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
JSU118596 Calhoun 4 Feb 1993 L. Weninegar
1
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AMAL00013475 Crenshaw 17 Sep 2006 A. R. Diamond
16904
AMAL
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
UNA00033133 Tuscaloosa 30 Oct 1974 Fred K. Hoener
1136
UNA
Chenopodium album L.
JSU118845 Jefferson 17 Oct 1975 R. D. Whetstone
7173a
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
TROY000017759 Monroe 20 Sep 2007 Alvin R. Diamond
18244
TROY
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
USAM000003718 Mobile 04 Jun 1981 Michael G. Lelong
12040
USAM
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
UWAL0008659 DeKalb 30 Oct 2007 Daniel D. Spaulding
12800
UWAL
Chenopodium album L.
AUA000026645 Cleburne 11 SEP 1975 RUTLAND, DAVID W.
1589
AUA
CHENOPODIUM ALBUM L.
JSU118854 Morgan 15 Sep 1996 D. D. Spaulding
9163
JSU
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
AMAL00012415 Colbert 06 Nov 1980 R. Kral
66569
AMAL
Chenopodium album Linnaeus
First Page Previous Page Next Page Last Page
Records per Page: