Taxon  Report   2010    
Chondrilla juncea  L.
Hogbite,  Skeleton weed
Chondrilla juncea
© 2015 John L. Thompson
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Chondrilla juncea
© 2017 Amanda Weiss
Chondrilla juncea
© 2017 Amanda Weiss
Chondrilla juncea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Chondrilla juncea
© 2015 John L. Thompson
Genus: Chondrilla
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).