Mercury, Allgood, Fat-Hen, Goosefoot, Wild Spinach
Europe; Naturalized in Eastern N. America
In German Legend this plant belongs to Heinz, a household elf. Leaves contain more iron than spinach.
Source of plant
Cornell Botanic Gardens, Hortus De Wolf, Botanischer Garten der Universitat Bonn
Robust, perennial herb, mealy when young, to 75cm. Leaves triangular to hastate, spinach-like, entire, sinuate, stalks sinuate, slender. Flowers campanulate, in terminal and axillary compound spikes, erect and leafless. Fruits dry; seeds brown.
USDA Hardiness Zone