[Members of the Sunflower Family with Button-like Flower Heads]

Wildflowers of the Genus Gnaphalium:

Cudweeds Found in the Columbia River Gorge

Cotton-batting Plant: Pseudognaphalium stramineum (formerly Gnaphalium stramineum or formerly G. chilense)

Cotton-batting plant

1. Slender Cudweed: Pseudognaphalium canescens ssp. microcephalum (formerly Gnaphalium canescens ssp. thermale and formerly G. microcephalum var. thermale) -

2. Lowland Cudweed, Western Marsh Cudweed: Gnaphalium palustre (Synonyms: Filaginella palustris, Gnaphalium heteroides, Gnaphalium palustre var. nanum) -

3. Purplish Cudweed: Gamochaeta purpurea (formerly Gnaphalium purpureum) -

4. Cotton-batting Plant: Pseudognaphalium stramineum (formerly Gnaphalium stramineum or formerly G. chilense) -

5. Marsh Cudweed: Gnaphalium uliginosum -


Paul Slichter