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Chenopodium is a genus of about 150 species of flowering plants, known as Goosefoots. It contains several plants of minor to moderate importance as food crops including Quinoa, Fat Hen, Good King Henry and Epazote. Goosefoots are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species. In the APG II system (2003) it is placed in the family Amaranthaceae, but earlier, for example in the Cronquist system (1981), it was placed in the family Chenopodiaceae. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Chenopodium album (Wikipedia)

A plant species in the Chenopodium genus known for edible greens. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

Goosefoot originated in Europe but is now found throughout the world.

Goosefoot pollen can induce asthma, allergic rhinitis and allergic conjunctivitis Copyright Copyright © 2006 Phadia AB. Source: ImmunoCap, ImmunoCap

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Goosefoot (Chenopodium album)
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zh-CN Chinese (China)
Synonyms: 一年生草本植物;灰灰菜;灰菜;灰藜;藜属;藜属植物;藜科
fr-CA French (Canada) Chenopodium album
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Valge hanemalts
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Chenopodium album
it-IT Italian (Italy) Chenopodium album
Synonyms: Farinello comune (Chenopodium album)
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Chenopodium album
Synonyms: Марь белая (Chenopodium album)
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) Chenopodium album
Synonyms: ganzenvoet
fr-BE French (Belgium) Chenopodium album
Synonyms: Chenopodium album,w10