Page author: David Giblin
Oxybasis glauca
glaucous goosefoot, oakleaf goosefoot

Distribution: Occurring along the southern border east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska south to California, east across the northern half of North America to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Open, sometimes disturbed, areas, often where soil is alkaline or saline.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Oxybasis glauca (L.) S. Fuentes, Uotila & Borsch

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Chenopodium glaucum L. [FNA4, HC]
ssp. glauca – oak-leaf goosefoot
ssp. salina – Rocky Mountain goosefoot
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Oxybasis glauca in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Oxybasis glauca checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Oxybasis glauca atlas page.

CalPhotos: Oxybasis glauca photos.

USDA Plants: Oxybasis glauca information.

17 photographs:
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