Chenopodium vulvaria L.

Stinking goosefoot

source: James Phillips (1793), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (public domain)
source: James Phillips (1793), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (public domain)


GrinTax Chenopodium vulvaria L.
The Plant list Chenopodium vulvaria L.
English name Stinking goosefoot

Crop relationship
Quinoa same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity naturalized before 1500
Trend since 1950 strongly decreasing (50-75%)
Presence very rare
Status Red List: endangered
Legal protection unlisted

Conservation in the Netherlands

A) In protected areas per province

For subareas the link to the larger area is provided.

a = actually present, p = possible
(see: About CWRnl / Methodology)


  • Overloon (SBB [p])


  • Bloemdijken van Zuid-Beveland (NM [p])
  • Zuid-Beveland (SBB [p])
  • Zwaakse Weel (NM [p])

B) In genebank

  • CGN: no material

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence
  • green: management type maps with areas that qualify for financial support (largely representing the Dutch network of protected areas). Protected water areas are not shown (IJsselmeer, Markermeer and all Frisian lakes, Randmeren & Vechtplassen).

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe SW-Europe and Mediterranean region
Asia Mediterranean region and Central Asia
Africa -
North-America introduced
South-America -
Australia introduced
source:, 2015
source:, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, June 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.0ljwlf
Distribution data GBIF, June 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.0ljwlf

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information