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Gnaphalium spp.

Common Name(s):
Cud weed, Cudweed
Categories:
Annuals, Herbs, Perennials
Comment:

Cudweeds are in the Asteraceae (daisy) family and comprise several closely related species that may be winter annuals or short-lived perennials. Seed are wind dispersed in prolific numbers. Stems and undersides of leaves are white and hairy. Flowers are tannish-white with brown or purple bracts. Cudweeds are generally regarded as weeds of low fertility soils. This weed is well mangaged by several preemergence herbicides. 

Cudweed is also known by the Latin names Pseudognaphalium spp., Gamochaeta spp.

Season:
winter annual weed
Propagation:
wind
Tags:
weed

NCCES plant id: 3056

Pseudognaphalium spp., Gamochaeta spp. Habit
Pseudognaphalium spp., Gamochaeta spp. Seedling
Pseudognaphalium spp., Gamochaeta spp. Infloresence