Boneseed is a common weed in scrubland, coastal cliffs, waste areas and dunes.
Identify the problem
Boneseed is a bushy, semi-woody shrub up to 2-3 metres tall. It forms bright yellow daisy like flowers in spring and summer. The leaves are smooth and leathery with toothed edges.
Did You Know
- Boneseed is an invasive biodiversity weed because it rapidly replaces virtually all native species under 2 metres tall and prevents the establishment of native plant seedlings. It colonises disturbed sites faster than native species, and creates heavy shade where high light levels should occur.
- Boneseed is Chrysanthemoides monilifera