Taxon  Report   3947 
Gnaphalium purpureum  L.  (not an active name)
Purple cudweed,  Purple everlasting
Gnaphalium purpureum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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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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Gnaphalium purpureum
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Gnaphalium
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Gamochaeta purpurea
ICPN accepted name: Gamochaeta ustulata
NOTE: Gnaphalium purpureum is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Gnaphalium purpureum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 18, 2018).

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