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Low Cudweed - Gnaphalium uliginosum
Other Names:  Marsh Cudweed, Filaginella uliginosum

Non-native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Annual. Stems prostrate to erect, sometimes branched, 3–15 cm. Leaves mostly cauline, linear to linear-oblanceolate, 1–3 cm long. Glomerules axillary, surpassed by subtending leaves. Involucres 3–4 mm high; phyllaries greenish-brown, tomentose; outer with green to brown, pointed tips. Inner corollas ca. 1.5 mm long. Achenes ca. 0.5 mm long; pappus deciduous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced to most of north-temperate North America; native to Europe (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 1

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Habitat
Margins of wetlands, roadsides, streambanks; valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
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