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MARSH CUDWEED Gnaphalium uliginosum (Asteraceae) Height to 20cm. Greyish green, woolly and branched annual that grows in damp, disturbed ground and on tracks. FLOWERS are borne in unstalked heads, 3-4mm long, comprising yellow disc florets and brown bracts; in clusters (Jul-Oct). FRUITS are achenes. LEAVES are narrow and woolly on both sides, the top ones surrounding, sometimes over-topping, the flower heads. STATUS-Widespread and common throughout the region.
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MARSH CUDWEED Gnaphalium uliginosum (Asteraceae) Height to 20cm. Greyish green, woolly and branched annual that grows in damp, disturbed ground and on tracks. FLOWERS are borne in unstalked heads, 3-4mm long, comprising yellow disc florets and brown bracts; in clusters (Jul-Oct). FRUITS are achenes. LEAVES are narrow and woolly on both sides, the top ones surrounding, sometimes over-topping, the flower heads. STATUS-Widespread and common throughout the region.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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