Scientific Name: Gnaphalium uliginosum Form: Round
Common Name:marsh cudweed Texture:Fine
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Annual, Weed (horticultural) Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.1 - 0.3m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Oblanceolate, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Head (capitulum), Yellow, Jul- Aug- Jun
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Brown, Oct- Sep- Jul- Aug
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Full sun
Soil or Media:
Landscape Uses:
Key ID Features:Highly branched annual to 20 cm tall, common in sidewalk cracks or disturbed moist acidic soils; leaves opposite, oblanceolate, velvety short hairs, grayish light green, mostly 1-4 cm long x 2-3.5 mm wide; heads yellow, only 2-3 mm wide, in terminal clusters of 3-10.