Fat Hen; White Goosefoot; Blue Weed
Introduced annual forb to 2.5m tall. Leaves alternating up the stems, 3-10cm long, flat, both surfaces with mealy scales. Leaf edges entire, toothed, or incised. Flowers tiny (less than 3mm across), green or greyish, in small clusters forming leafy or leafless panicles.
Description (page 258) and photo of fruiting bodies (page 259) in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales