Chenopodiastrum murale

Nettleleaf Goosefoot


Nettle-leaved Goosefoot, Australian Spinach, Salt-green, Sowbane, Wiregrass

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Summer annual
Growth Habit: Erect
Propagation: Seed
Leaf Margin: Coarsely toothed
Leaf Hairs: Absent
Leaf Structure: Ovate to triangular
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Root Type: Shallow taproot
Flower Color: Green


Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Bensulide, Isoxaben, Pronamide
  • Post Emergence: Dicamba, Metribuzin, Pronamide

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