American Wormseed

Chenopodium ambrosioides l. var. anthelminthicum

  • American Wormseed
  • American Wormseed
  • Flower name
    American Wormseed
  • Scientific name
    Chenopodium ambrosioides l. var. anthelminthicum
  • AliasWormseed goosefoot, 亜米利加有田草, American Wormseed
  • Place of originSouth America
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August, September

What is American Wormseed

American Wormseed (scientific name: Chenopodium ambrosioides L. var. anthelminthicum) is annual wild spinach of the family amaranthaceae native to South America. It is a variety of the Chenopodium ambrosioides. There was herb for removal of roundworms Chenopodium oil from in the past and in the current strong toxic effect. Now it cannot be used and is treated as wild grass.

A generic name: American Wormseed,scientific name: Chenopodium ambrosioides L. var. anthelminthicum, Another name: Wormseed goosefoot, place of origin: South America, height of a rice plant: 30-90 cm, a stem color: Red, leaf shape: A lancet arch, a leaf relationship: Is jaggedness; an amphibious flower, a femininity flower, inflorescence form: A spike, a corolla: Capitula, a color of a flower: Green, flowering season: For from July to September, fruit development: From September to October.


  • Eye
    Caryophyllales
  • Family
    Amaranthaceae
  • Genus
    Dysphania
  • Species
    D. ambrosioides
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Head flower
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeannual grass
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 90.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.1 ~ 0.2 cm

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