Vernacular
  • Muurhondebossie,
  • Nettle-leaved goosefoot
Details
Eppo_code

CHEMU

Family

Amaranthaceae

Species

Chenopodium murale L.

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Cotyledons
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Biology
Ecology
Origine

Native to Europe

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South_african_distribution

Widespread but usually found on roadsides and waste areas.

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Use
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South_african_weediness

Of economic importance in irrigated vegetables.

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Easily controled by cultivation while they are at a seedling stage. It is susceptible to many pre- and post-emergence herbicides.

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References

Bromilow C., 2010. Problem plants and alien weeds of South Africa.

Web_links
Vernacular Country Language Source
Nettle-leaved goosefoot South Africa English Bromilow C., 2010. Problem plants and alien weeds of South Africa
Muurhondebossie South Africa Afrikaans Bromilow C., 2010. Problem plants and alien weeds of South Africa
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