Scientific name: Chenopodium album
Common names: Lamb’s quarters, pigweed, fat-hen
Root system: Short Taproot
Soil: Sandy, Loamy or Clayey, very acidic-very alkaline
Moisture: Moist – well drained
Light: Full sun, cannot grow in shade
Location: Cultivated beds
Comments: Very competitive, can significantly reduce crop production, cultivated for food in some parts of the world.