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Chenopodium virgatum Thunb. 1815
C. album subsp. virgatum (Thunb.) C.H. Blom 1938
D HøjGåsefod . F idänsavikka . S käppmålla , -
Similar to C. album (15), C. missouriense (16) and C. striatiforme (17) but tall, stem often striped with red, erect, fairly richly branched in the upper part; leaves olive to brownish green; blade of lower and middle leaves lanceolate, up to 7 x 4 cm, with several teeth; bracts narrowly lanceolate, usually entire; inflorescence spike-like; seed c. 1 mm. - For differences from C. pratericola (12) see under that species. - The seeds do not ripen in Norden.
Tips, ports, factory areas, railway yards; often brought in with soybeans. D NJy �lborg 1957-63, ØJy�rhus 1928-71, Horsens 1964, Sjæ especially København 1917-75, LFM Nykøbing 1957- 59. N Ho Bergen 1971, Odda 1925. S BhG Bäve 1941, Göteborg several records 1924-53, Nödinge 1939, Uddevalla 1941, Ög Norrkoeping 1908, Dir Stora Tuna 1937, Mpd Timrå 1903. F U Helsinki 1980, Vantaa 1983, EH Tampere 1975. - E Asia.