Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. monilifera
Synonyms: Osteospermum moniliferum
Common names: boneseed; Higgin's curse; jungle flower;
Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. monilifera (boneseed) is a shrub (family Asteraceae) with yellow flowers and oval-shaped leaves found in the south coast ranges of California. It is native to southern Africa. It favors grasslands and scrub and chaparral habitat. It spreads by seeds which travel via water, machinery, birds and other animals.Cal-IPC Rating: Moderate
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Cal-IPC Newsletter Articles
- Identifying emerging weeds. Brusati, Elizabeth. Vol 24, Issue 1
- Early detection/rapid response around the state. Cal-IPC. Vol 23, Issue 1
Cal-IPC Symposium Presentations
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