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Jan Scholten
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English: Goosefoot family.
Content: sodium, potassium, chlorine, saponines, oxalicums.
Botany: soil salted earth, sea shores, deserts; some xerophytic and resemble cacti; flowers tiny; seen as weeds; grow on manure.
Use: food, Atriplex, Beta vulgaris, Chenopodium, Spinacia oleracea.
DD: Rutaceae.