Taxon  Report   3947    
Gnaphalium purpureum  L.  
(no longer an active name)
Purple cudweed,  Purple everlasting
Gnaphalium purpureum, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Genus: Gnaphalium
Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

PLANTS other name:
Gamochaeta purpurea

JEF other name:
Gamochaeta ustulata

NOTE: Gnaphalium purpureum is no longer an active name.
More information about  Gnaphalium purpureum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 31, 2020).