Taxon  Report   3949 
Gnaphalium stramineum  Kunth  (not an active name)
Chilean cudweed,  Cotton batting, Everlasting cudweed, Small flowered cudweed
Gnaphalium stramineum
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Gnaphalium stramineum, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Gnaphalium stramineum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Genus: Gnaphalium
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
ICPN + PLANTS accepted name: Pseudognaphalium stramineum
NOTE: Gnaphalium stramineum is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Gnaphalium stramineum
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)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 25, 2018).

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