Dysphania botrys (Chenopodium b.) Jerusalem-oak; feather geranium Chenopodiaceae DYBO*; NY, mn; R (DeCandido 2001);

© Robert L. Carr. Flora of Eastern Washington and Adjacent Idaho. web.ewu.edu

© Robert L. Carr. Flora of Eastern Washington and Adjacent Idaho. web.ewu.edu (Accessed 1/2018).

Dysphania botrys (Jerusalem oak) hairs on stem. Pamela B. Trewatha, Missouri State U., William H. Darr School of Agriculture. courses.missouristate.edu

Dysphania botrys (Jerusalem oak) hairs on stem. Pamela B. Trewatha, Missouri State U., William H. Darr School of Agriculture. courses.missouristate.edu (Accessed 1/2018).

Chenopodium botrys is an annual C3 herb (Jacobs 2001), to 60 cm, glandular-hairy, sticky, strongly aromatic. 

Dysphania botrys (Chenopodium b.). leaves and flowers. © 2004 by Kevin C. Nixon. fossilflowers.org

Dysphania botrys (Chenopodium b.). leaves and flowers. © 2004 by Kevin C. Nixon. fossilflowers.org (Accessed 12/2014).

Leaves alternate, pinnately lobed or divided, lobes blunt-toothed, lower leaves to 8 cm long, upper leaves much smaller. 

Dysphania botrys (Chenopodium b.) flowers. © Robert L. Carr. Flora of Eastern Washington and Adjacent Idaho. web.ewu.edu

Dysphania botrys (Chenopodium b.) flowers. © Robert L. Carr. Flora of Eastern Washington and Adjacent Idaho. web.ewu.edu (Accessed 1/2018).

Flowers minute, dull, calyx deeply 5-lobed, glandular-hairy, inflorescence sender branched. 

Fruit dry, 1-seeded, seeds mostly horizontal 0.6-0.8 cm blackish, no margin; blooming and fruiting July-Oct. 

Wetland status: UPL. 

Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent. 

Origin: Eurasia 

Habitat: Open areas.