Taxon  Report   11960 
Pseudognaphalium stramineum  (Kunth) Anderb.
Cottonbatting plant
Pseudognaphalium stramineum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
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Pseudognaphalium stramineum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Pseudognaphalium stramineum
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Pseudognaphalium stramineum, a dicot, is a 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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Pseudognaphalium stramineum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Genus: Pseudognaphalium
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Gnaphalium chilense var. confertifolium
TJM2 + PLANTS: Gnaphalium chilense
TJM2 + PLANTS: Gnaphalium stramineum
More information about  Pseudognaphalium stramineum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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