is a native shrub of the goosefoot family.
'Aheahea is the widely found pigweed, or lambs
quarters. It is a large weed, with large oval,
jagged leaves. The lobed leaves are about 4
inches in length. In other parts of the world
the young plants are eaten, and the seeds are
groound into meal ny Native American
'Aheahea needs partial to full sun and light
watering. These plants are native to Hawaii,
living here before the arrival of Captain Cook.
They are propagated easily from seeds.
in dry lowlands in sunlit open areas near the