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American cudweed
Gnaphalium americanum
American cudweed Aster Family
Gnaphalium americanum Asteraceae
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English common name
  •American cudweed
Spanish common names
accepted scientific name
  •Gnaphalium americanum Mill.
rules for finding collection records
  •Gamochaeta americana (20)
  •Gnaphalium americanum (5)
  •Gnaphalium spicatum (1)
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Image Author: ©2014 Hernán Tolosa
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.16 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of August thru end of March
Native to South America

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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Flora Uruguay (4)
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