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Chenopodium vulvaria

Stinking Goosefoot

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Chenopodium
Binomial name
Chenopodium vulvaria

Stinking Goosefoot (Chenopodium vulvaria), or Notchweed, is a foul-smelling plant or weed. The plant is a member of the genus Chenopodium, the goosefoots. The species' name, "Vulvaria" comes from the smell of the crushed leaves, which have a fishy odor, vaguely resembling an unwashed human vagina.

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