Fat-hen

Chenopodium album



Dung weed, Goose-foot, Lamb's quarters, Muck-weed

Importance

Common in vegetable crops and spring cereals. Removes great quantities of nutrients from the soil. Likes nitrogen.

Fat-hen - young1. Cotyledons and first leaves are mealy, giving them a silvery appearance. The cotyledons are purplish beneath, borne on a purple stem.
Fat-hen 22. The true leaves have toothed margins and are relatively broad.
Fat-hen 33. An annual of erect habit, with dense clusters of small green flowers.