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Description

•    Bushy shrub with fleshy leaves and yellow daisy-like flowers, clusters of small berries
•    Bitou – relatively smooth-edged leaves. Flowers up to 13 petals
•    Boneseed – serrated-edged leaves. Flowers up to 5-7 petals

Flowering Times

•    Bitou – autumn to winter.  Boneseed – winter to spring

Control Measure

•    Hand removal of small plants
•    Herbicides
•    Biological controls are available

Problems

•    Invasive bushes producing dense thickets
•    Smothers native vegetation
•    Harbourage and food source for feral animals

Further Information

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