Blitum californicum

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Blitum californicum


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Amaranthaceae s.l.
Cladus: Chenopodiaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Chenopodioideae
Tribus: Anserineae
Genus: Blitum
Sectio: Blitum sect. Blitum
Species: Blitum californicum


Blitum californicum S. Watson (1874)

  • Type: 10 syntypes, type not designated. One syntype (without locality, "Fremont’s 2nd exped.", NY 8484) could serve as lectotype (Fuentes-Bazan & al.).



  • Watson, S. 1874. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 9: 101.
  • Watson, S. 1880. Geological Survey of California, Botany 2: 48.

Additional References[edit]

  • Fuentes-Bazan, S., Uotila, P. & Borsch, T. 2012. A novel phylogeny-based generic classification for Chenopodium sensu lato, and a tribal rearrangement of Chenopodioideae (Chenopodiaceae). Willdenowia 42(1): 5–24. doi: 10.3372/wi42.42101 Full text PDF reference page  p. 18.
  • Clemants, S.E. & Mosyakin, S.L. 2003. Chenopodium californicum in in Flora of North America. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.


  • 2016. Blitum californicum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Feb. 24.
  • The Plant List 2016. Blitum californicum in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Feb. 24.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: California Goosefoot
русский: Марь калифорнийская
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