Chondrilla junceaCommon name: Skeleton Weed
Distribution: Occurs in the south-west of Western Australia from Geraldton to Esperance.
Description: A plant to 1 metre tall. The flowers are mainly produced in summer (December – February) but can occur throughout the year.
Notes: This plant is native to Europe and the Mediterranean region.
Skeleton Weed is a declared plant and needs to be removed.
References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharp. Third edition, A.S. George 2019.
Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 2007.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.