Taxon  Report   3947 
Gnaphalium purpureum  L.  (not an active name; please see Gamochaeta ustulata)
Purple cudweed,  Purple everlasting

Gnaphalium purpureum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Gnaphalium purpureum, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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 Plant Characteristics
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Gnaphalium purpureum
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Gnaphalium
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Gamochaeta purpurea
TJM2 accepted name: Gamochaeta ustulata
 NOTE: Gnaphalium purpureum is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 27, 2015).

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