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Common name

English: Pennsylvania Cudweed, Pennsylvania everlasting

Mandarin: 匙叶合冠鼠麴草 (shi ye he guan shu qu cao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2558)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2456)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2078)

      Order: Asterales (217)

        Family: Asteraceae (216) (family description)

          Genus: Gamochaeta (1)

           Epithet: pensylvanica (Willd.) Cabrera (2)

Synonyms: Gnaphalium pensylvanicum Willd., Gnaphalium peregrinum Fern., Gnaphalium spathulatum Lam.

pensylvanica => from Pennsylvania, North America

pensylvanicum => from Pennsylvania, North America

peregrinum => strange, foreign, exotic

spathulatum => shaped like a spatula

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical, tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: red, yellow

External links

Check for Gamochaeta pensylvanica at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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