Many-seeded Goosefoot - Lipandra polysperma
Short to tall erect to spreading plant with squarish ridged stems, leaves sometimes reddish, untoothed but occasionally with an angle on one or both sides. Flowers in long lax spikes, leafy, branched below
Leaves entire, green or reddish on both surfaces; not mealy.
A photograph of the whole plant, including leaves
Cultivated land, particularly amongst arable crops, waste places.
July to October.
Found mainly in England north to the Humber, and in west Wales.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 83 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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