What is another word for lamb's-quarters?

5 synonyms found


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Lamb's-quarters is a term used to describe a leafy vegetable that is harvested for its nutritional value. Also known as wild spinach, fat hen, goosefoot, and pig weed, lamb's-quarters belongs to the family of Amaranthaceae plants. It is called fat hen due to its use as feed for chickens, while the name goosefoot is due to the leaves resembling the webbed feet of a goose. Lamb's-quarters grow in the wild and are commonly found in fields, waste areas, and along roadsides. They are highly nutritious, rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and have a rich, nutty flavor. The various synonymic names given to lamb's-quarters reflect its many uses and cultural significance in different parts of the world.

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How to use "Lamb's-quarters" in context?

Lamb'squarters is a wildflower that is found all over North America. It has a long, threadlike stem that can grow up to 6 feet long. The flowers are yellow and have five petals. The leaves are a flat, greenish-white, and have small, sharp points. Lamb'squarters is in the mustard family and can grow in areas that have dry, sandy, or clay soil.

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