Ireland

Fig-leaved goosefoot

Chenopodium ficifolium

Description
Annual plant up to 90 cm (35.43 inch).

Characteristic Features
Middle leaves with 3 dentate lobes.

Young Plant
Cotyledons elliptical, with rounded tip, more or less petiolate. Entire leaves, ovate to triangular, irregularly dentate.

Cotyledons
Elliptical, with rounded tip, more or less petiolate.

Stems
Stem erect, angular, often alternatively white and green bands.

Leaves
Opposed lower leaves elsewhere alternate. Middle leaves with 3 dentate lobes, upper leaves narrow and often entire.