131827 HEATH CUDWEED Gnaphalium sylvaticum (Asteraceae) Height to 50cm. Greyish perennial with rather prostrate, leafy non-flowering stalks and upright, leafy flowering stems. Grows in dry, grassy places on heaths and along woodland rides. FLOWERS are carried in heads, 5-7mm long, with yellow-brown florets and brown-tipped bracts; in clusters or leafy spikes (Jul-Sep). FRUITS are achenes. LEAVES are green and hairless above but white-woolly below. STATUS-Locally common.