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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Gamochaeta chionesthes   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gamochaeta purpurea   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Gamochaeta chionesthes

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-40-004a:
Gnaphalium purpureum var. purpureum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Gnaphalium purpureum

 

COMMON NAME:
White-cloaked Cudweed, Snow-white Everlasting


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image of Gamochaeta chionesthes, White-cloaked Cudweed, Snow-white Everlasting

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_gapu3_002_lvd

        

image of Gamochaeta chionesthes, White-cloaked Cudweed, Snow-white Everlasting

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_gnpu2_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Gamochaeta chionesthes   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Gamochaeta purpurea   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Gamochaeta chionesthes

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-40-004a:
Gnaphalium purpureum var. purpureum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Gnaphalium purpureum

 

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2128

Forb
Annual/Biennial

Non-native: apparently introduced from South America

Uncommon in Coastal Plain of GA & SC, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Habitat: Roadsides, disturbed areas; apparently introduced from South America, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Disc: Whitish/Pinkish
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Whitish/Pinkish
Achene

 

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