Chenopodiaceae (Goosefoot Family)
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1., 2. September 18, 2005 - Veterans Memorial State Park, Utah County, Utah - ©Nicky Davis
3., 4., 5., 6. November 20, 2005, Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah - ©Nicky Davis
7 foot tall plant with woody, white to gray stems. Leaves are linear, round, pale green and less than 1 inch long.
Female yellowish flowers (the yellow-pinkish,flat disk) are usually below
the small cone-like male flowers (small brown cone on upper right of first photo) on the same plant.
Cattle and sheep may die after consuming 2 to 4 pounds of the leaves.
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