Lambsquarters, Goosefoot, Wild Spinach
Synonym: Chenopodium hookerianum, Blitum viride, Atriplex viridis, Chenopodium viride, Atriplex alba, Chenopodium standleyanum, Chenopodium missouriense, Chenopodium leiospermum, Chenopodium lanceolatum, Chenopodium hybridum, Chenopodium glomerulosum, Chenopodium giganteum, Chenopodium eualbum, Anserina candicans, Chenopodium candicans, Chenopodium borbasii, Chenopodium amaranticolor, Botrys alba, Vulvaria albescens
Generally considered an invasive weed, its leaves can be cooked and eaten as spinach, many people considering that it actually tastes better than spinach. Due to its ability to concentrate nitrates, it is better not to use it for food when it has grown in areas that have been fertilized.
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