A herbaceous plant with mealy, edible leaves, often considered to be a weed. Also called pigweed.
- Chenopodium album, family Chenopodiaceae.
- Certain common weeds, such as black nightshade, redroot pigweed, lamb's-quarters, and horsenettle will also support growth of the Verticillium fungus, and fields with a high population of these weeds should also be avoided.
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