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Gamochaeta calviceps  (Fernald) Cabrera
Narrowleaf purple everlasting
Gamochaeta calviceps is a perennial herb that is not native to California.
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Genus: Gamochaeta
Family: Asteraceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
PLANTSGamochaeta falcata
Information about  Gamochaeta calviceps from other sources

[Wikipedia] S. America Native, Misidentified as G. falcata: Gamochaeta calviceps, the narrowleaf purple everlasting,[2] is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native to South America and to the southeastern United States (from Texas and Oklahoma to Virginia (though not Florida). It has also become naturalized in other places (Europe, Taiwan, New Zealand, California, etc.).[2][3][4][5] Gamochaeta calviceps is similar to G. falcata, and many G. calviceps specimens from the United States have long been misidentified as G. falcata.[3] (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 12/06/2023).