Taxonomy

Chenopodium album | Fat-hen | Blonagán bán

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Field margins and waste places

Life cycle

Annual

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

Use

Food crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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Further information

Formerly harvested and eaten as spinach in Ireland. Today, the species is cultivated as a grain, vegetable crop or animal feed in Asia but is generally regarded as a weed in Europe.

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