Taxon  Report   3947 
Gnaphalium purpureum  L.   (not an active name; please see Gamochaeta ustulata)
purple cudweed,  purple everlasting
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
Gnaphalium purpureum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Gnaphalium
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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.
 Information about  Gnaphalium purpureum  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

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

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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: Mar 27, 2015).

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