Chenopodium pratericola

Desert Goosefoot
Chenopodium pratericola

Family: Amaranth (Amaranthaceae)
AKA: Pale Goosefoot, Field Goosefoot, Narrowleaf Goosefoot
Photo taken on: August 11, 2014
Location: Rio Chama, Abiquiu, NM
Life Zones: Plains and foothills
Habitat: Sandy areas, floodplains

Grows to 2 ½ ft covered in a whitish powder. Similar to Lamb's Quarters but leaves are narrow without the lobes. Flowers are tiny and greenish in dense clusters with leaf-like bracts.

Flora of North America reference.

White/Cream Long Clusters