Chenopodium rubrum

Photo Courtesy of K. Hubeny

Common Name(s) Coastblite Goosefoot
Scientific Name Chenopodium rubrum
Family Chenopodiaceae
Location/Vegetative Zone Salt Marsh
Flowering Period August-November
Identifying Characteristics Leaves are oval or triangle-shaped, and it has small flowers and fruit.


  • Plant can grow up to three feet in height.
  • It is an annual herb.
  • The flowers small and red.
  • The fruits of the plant are small and black.
  • During autumn the leaves and stem may turn a deep red.

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