Maple-leaved Goosefoot - Chenopodiastrum hybridum
Short to medium erect plant, hairless, slightly mealy. Leaves oval-heart shaped to triangular with a few large, angular teeth. Flower clusters lax, leafless and scattered.
At least some leaves have cordate bases
From a specimen, or photographs showing cordate bases to leaves.
Disturbed ground, arable land, rubbish tips, waste places, farmyards and manure heaps.
Flowers July to October.
Occasional in England south of the Humber.
Rare in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 2 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records:
- RED = 2020+
- DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
- LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015