TG3106 : Fat hen (Chenopodium album)

taken 1 year ago, near to Surlingham, Norfolk, Great Britain

Fat hen (Chenopodium album)
Fat hen (Chenopodium album)
This plant can commonly be found growing on waste or recently disturbed ground, in hedgerows and on roadside verges, as well as on cultivated land and in gardens. The seeds as well as the flowers are edible. Fat hen is high in vitamin A, calcium, potassium, and phosphorus and is a good source of protein, trace minerals, B-complex vitamins, vitamin C, iron, and fibre. In former times, the leaves were used as a poultice to soothe burns.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 August, 2017   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 15 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3151 0673 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.5386N 1:25.0728E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 3150 0671
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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