Identifying Weeds: Fat hen (White goosefoot) (Chenopodium album)
Fat hen (white goosefoot)
Height x spread: Up to 90 x 30cm (3 x 1ft).
Leaves: Grey-green with a whitish coating, mostly lance. Shaped, lower ones broader and toothed, 8cm (3in) long.
Flowers: Tiny, greenish, in upright spikes, mid summer to mid autumn.
Other features: Thousands of fatty, edible seeds. Annual.