Taxon  Report   3949 
Gnaphalium stramineum  Kunth  (not an active name; please see Pseudognaphalium stramineum)
Chilean cudweed,  Cotton batting, Everlasting cudweed, Small flowered cudweed

Gnaphalium stramineum
© 2008 Keir Morse
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
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Pseudognaphalium stramineum
 NOTE: Gnaphalium stramineum is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
 More information about  Gnaphalium stramineum
Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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

Search (Flora of North America)

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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 25, 2015).

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