[Wildflowers with 5 Petals in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

The Goosefoot Family in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington


formerly the Chenopodiaceae

Spiny Hopsage: Grayia spinosa

Spiny Hopsage: Grayia spinosa

Amaranths: The Genus Amaranthus

Oraches: The Genus Atriplex

Bassias and Smotherweeds: The Genus Bassia

Povertyweeds: The Genus Blitum

Giant Goosefoot, Mapleleaf Goosefoot, Maple-leaf Goosefoot: Chenopodiastrum simplex (Synonyms: Chenopodium gigantospermum, Chenopodium hybridum, Chenopodium hybridum var. gigantospermum, Chenopodium hybridum var. simplex, Chenopodium simplex) -

Lamb's Quarters, Goosefoot, and Pigweed: The Genus Chenopodium -

Bugseeds: The Genus Corispermum -

Goosefoots and Pigweeds: The Genus Dysphania -

Hopsage, Spiny Hopsage: Grayia spinosa (Synonyms: Atriplex spinosa, Chenopodium spinosum) - Found at the extreme far eastern end of the Columbia River Gorge.

Burningbush, Burning-bush, Mock Cypress, Summer Cypress, Red Belvedere: Bassia scoparia (Synonyms: Chenopodium scoparium, Kochia alata, Kochia scoparia, Kochia scoparia f. trichophylla, Kochia scoparia ssp. scoparia) -

Prickly Russian Thistle, Russian Thistle, Tumbleweed: Salsola tragus (Synonyms: Salsola australis, Salsola iberica, Salsola kali, Salsola kali ssp. iberica, Salsola kali ssp. kali, Salsola kali ssp. ruthenica, Salsola kali ssp. tenuifolia, Salsola kali ssp. tragus, Salsola kali var. tenuifolia, Salsola pestifer, Salsola ruthenica) -

Bushy Seablite Seepweed, Shrubby Seablite, Tall Seablite: Suaeda nigra (Synonyms: Suaeda fruticosa, Suaeda intermedia, Suaeda moquinii, Suaeda torreyana)

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