Canada

Crested goosefoot (crested crumbweed)

Chenopodium cristatum

Prostrate to ascending aromatic annual covered with glandular and other hairs.

Leaves elliptic to rhombic, lamina to 15 mm long, margins entire to sinuate; petiole about half as long as lamina.

Inflorescence of dense axillary clusters. Flowers bisexual or female, c. 2 mm diam.; perianth segments 5, fused near the base, with a fimbriate vertical crest or keel broadest at the base, usually light-coloured; stamen 1 or 0.