Taxon  Report   2010 
Chondrilla juncea  L.
Hogbite,  Skeleton weed
Chondrilla juncea
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
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Chondrilla juncea
© 2001 CDFA
Chondrilla juncea
© 2001 CDFA
Chondrilla juncea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Chondrilla juncea
© 2006 Luigi Rignanese
Genus: Chondrilla
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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