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Cotton-batting Cudweed - Gnaphalium stramineum
Other Names:  Gnaphalium chilense, Pseudognaphalium stramineum

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 3

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General Description
Annual or biennial. Stems erect, sometimes branched at the base, 20–80 cm. Leaves mainly cauline, clasping, oblanceolate, 2–6 cm long. Glomerules terminal in a dense, hemispheric inflorescence, surpassing subtending leaves. Involucres 4–6 mm high; phyllaries dirty white with rounded, erose tips, tomentose at the base. Inner corollas 2–3 mm long. Achenes 0.5–1 mm long; pappus deciduous in clumps (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
BC south to CA, AZ, NM, TX and Mexico (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat

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