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Jerusalem-oak Goosefoot - Chenopodium botrys
Other Names:  Sticky Goosefoot, Dysphania botrys

Non-native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Stems erect, branched from the base, 5–50 cm tall with glandular, aromatic foliage. Leaf blades oblong to ovate, pinnately lobed with toothed margins, 1–6 cm long. Inflorescence of axillary cymes in a long, terminal panicle. Flowers: calyx lobes 5, distinct, ca. 1 mm long; stamens 5. Fruit a flattened-globose achene; the seed wrinkled, <1 mm across (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Montana Range

Non-native
 


Range Comments
In MT in western and central counties; native to Eurasia, widespread across North America (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 40

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Habitat
Disturbed soil along roads, gravelly streambanks; plains, valleys (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Management

References
  • Literature Cited AboveLegend:   View Online Publication
    • Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
  • Additional ReferencesLegend:   View Online Publication
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    • Eggers, M.J.S. 2005. Riparian vegetation of the Montana Yellowstone and cattle grazing impacts thereon. M.Sc. Thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman, MT. 125 p.
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