Lambs Quarter tastes better than spinach, both for flavor and nutrition. It is one of the best sources of beta-carotene, calcium, potassium, and iron in the world: also a great source of trace minerals, B-complex vitamins, vitamin C, and fiber.
Botanical name: Chenopodium album
Common names: fat hen (used for fattening poultry), goosefoot, pigweed, and wild spinach
Plant type: clumping 6-9 foot annual
leaf: diamond shaped, wavy teeth margins, pale green whitish underneath, alternate branching