Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Gnaphalium macounii Greene image
Photographer: Steve C. Garske           

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Steve C. Garske
Family Asteraceae
Gnaphalium macounii Greene
clammy cudweed, western cudweed
Gnaphalium: derived from Greek gnaphalon, "a lock of wool," describing these plants as floccose-wooly
macounii: for James Melville Macoun 1862-1920, son of John Macoun
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, annual, 12"-40" tall, fragrant forb; stems with glandular hairs but becoming woolly near the top
Flower: head relatively large with no rays, disks with 60-100 white flowers; inflorescence with many heads in branched clusters; blooms July-Sept.
Fruit:smooth, dry seed on fluffy pappus
Leaf:alternate, toothless, linear with the base extending down the stem
Habitat: sun; dry; open woods, pastures, roadsides
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Gnaphalium decurrens Ives
Gnaphalium viscosum Kunth
Pseudognaphalium viscosum (Kunth) W.A.Weber

         
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