Chenopodium carinatum

Family: Chenopodiaceae

Keeled Goosefoot, Green Crumbweed

Short-lived perennial, prostrate to erect aromatic hairy herb.

Flowers: Bisexual or female, summer.

Fruit: Minute nut enclosed in persistent perianth.

Seed: Back or dark brown.

Gallery images: seed, seedling, rootstock, resprout


  • Woodland habitat in open areas.
  • Uncommon in woodland at the Australian Botanic Garden.

Ecology of Cumberland Plain Woodland

Chenopodium carinatum plant

Chenopodium carinatum fruit

Chenopodium carinatum seed