Common Name

Fleabane, Canadian Fleabane

Scientific Name

Conyza spp.




Annual / Perennial

Seasons of Growth

Year round

Key Distinguishing Feature

Fluffy white flowers, basal rosette of leaves.

A short-lived herbaceous plant developing a basal rosette of leaves at first. Its upright branched stems are densely hairy and usually grow up to 1m tall. Its lower leaves (4-10cm long) are elongated in shape with bluntly toothed to deeply lobed margins.

Its small flower-heads (6-12mm across) do not have any obvious 'petals' and turn whitish and fluffy as they mature.

Key Products for Control:

BroadForce MA - 60mL/100sqm

Contra M Duo - 65mL/100sqm *Not safe for Buffalo lawns

For 6-months weed germination prevention, we recommend Pre-Emergent Herbicides, such as; Spartan, Barricade, or Onset