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Purple Cudweed - introduced *Gamochaeta purpurea

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*Other names: *Gnaphalium coarctatum, Spiked Cudweed.

Family: Asteracee (Daisy family).

Native of South America.

Occurrence: A weed of weedy areas. It is often found growing beside streams.


It is an annual or a perennial.

Photo: Purple Cudweed. Nature strip, Richards Rd, Castlemaine. Purple Cudweed differs from similar daisies in the stalkless flowers along the upper part of the stem.