Botanical name: Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower family)
Synonyms: Gnaphalium luteoalbum, Helichrysum luteoalbum
Weedy Cudweed is a spreading perennial herb with grey foliage, up to 70 cm tall. The leaves are long and narrow, 2.5–5.5 cm long, 0.2–0.6 cm broad, gradually reduced in size upwards. Leaves are white-woolly or densely cobwebby above. Plants may reach a diameter of 50 cm. In spring and summer plants become covered in cream yellow flower heads. Flower-heads are ovoid, 3.5–5 mm in diameter, 5–40 arranged in simple or compound corymbs, often clustered. Flowering: March-April.
Identification credit: Dimple Bhati
The flower labeled Weedy Cudweed is ...