Asteraceae
Gnaphalium palustre

Lowland Cudweed

Clump with hairy white stems and leaves. Stems branch from base with many leaves. Alternate, spoon-shaped, entire leaves clasp stem. Flower heads very small, develop in leaf clusters atop stems. White pistillate flowers are held in brown cups. Grows in moist places, usually in lowlands but can grow into high elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Height: 1--12 inches
  • Habitat: Meadow, Vernal Wet
  • Found In: Olympic NP, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes