Scientific Name: Chenopodium album
Common Name: Lamb's Quarters
Other Common Names:
Allgood, Baconweed, Cenizo,
Chenopode Blanc, Common Lambsquarters, Dirtweed, Dirty Dick, Farinacco, Fat Hen,
Fat-hen, Fisa Al Kilab, Frost Blite, Gemeiner Gansefuss, Hui Hsien, Hui T'Iao,
Kulf, Lamb's Quarters, Lamb's-quarters, Lambsquarters, Mel Ganzevoet,
Melganzenvoet, Midden Myles, Missouri Goosefoot, Mutton Tops, Pigweed, Vastuk,
Plant Type: Annual
Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady
Soil Types: Average
Zones (See US Zone map): Annual
Number of Seeds Per Pack: 50
Notes: Good pot herb. Used as a substitute for spinach. High in vitamins A and C.
CHENOPODIUM ALBUM. Common weed, popular as a potherb. Young tender plants are a pleasant spinach substitute when boiled and served with butter. Rich source of vitamins A and C.
Any statement made concerning medical
conditions treated with this herb is not intended as sound medical advice. The
seeds are NOT to be ingested only planted. Herbs need to taken only with
the guidance of a trained physician or established herblist.