Chenopodium murale L.

Nettle-leaved goosefoot

source: Forest & Kim Starr (2004), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (license CCASA 3.0 Unported)
source: Forest & Kim Starr (2004), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (license CCASA 3.0 Unported)


GrinTax Chenopodiastrum murale (L.) S. Fuentes et al.
The Plant list Chenopodium murale L.
English name Nettle-leaved goosefoot

Crop relationship
Quinoa same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity naturalized before 1500
Trend since 1950 strongly decreasing (50-75%)
Presence 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)


  • Pampushout (SBB [p])


  • Ameland (SBB [p])
  • Nationaal Park Schiermonnikoog (NM [a], SBB [a])
  • Rijsterpolder (NM [p])
  • Terschelling (SBB [a])
  • Vlieland (SBB [p])


  • Drutense en Deestsewaard (SBB [p])


  • Duinen van Texel (SBB [p])
  • Nationaal Park Zuid-Kennemerland (NM [p])


  • Hazelbekke (NM [p])
  • Springendal (SBB [a])


  • Schouwen-Duiveland (SBB [a])


  • Coepelduinen (SBB [p])
  • Haagse Bos (SBB [p])
  • Ijsseloevers (SBB [p])
  • Noordwijk (SBB [a])
  • Wassenaar (SBB [a])

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 temperate and warm zones
Asia temperate and warm zones
Africa temperate and warm zones
North-America temperate and warm zones
South-America temperate and warm zones
Australia temperate and warm zones
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.qkqj2m
Distribution data GBIF, June 2016. doi:10.15468/dl.qkqj2m

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information