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Rush Skeletonweed

Chondrilla juncea L.

Rush skeletonweed is a perennial that grows 1 to 4 feet tall. It has a deep, extensive root system. It becomes established easily and is very difficult to control once it does become established. The stems have distinctive hairs and at the base of the plant are red in color. The leaves and stems exude a milky latex when cut. Flowers are yellow in color and scattered on the branches.


Rush Skeletonweed - Chondrilla juncea L.
Rush Skeletonweed - Chondrilla juncea L.
 
Last updated: 04-11-2007