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Skeleton weed (Chondrilla juncea L.) is the only species within the genus Chondrilla that is found in Australia. It belongs to the tribe Cichoriae (chicory tribe) of the family Asteraceae (the daisies). Other closely related species in this tribe include lettuce, endive, dandelion (Taraxacum officinale), hawkweed (Hieracium spp.), and sow thistle (Sonchus spp.).
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Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia. (2007), Skeleton weed - best practice management guidelines for cropping programs. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Bulletin 4557.