Gnaphalium purpureum from Albert in SC

Please identify attached plant….weed ?
Thank you.

Hi Albert,

this appears to be the plant known as cudweed, Gnaphalium purpureum. It is widespread and common, but not usually considered to be an extremely aggressive weed. Please compare yours to images on this site:

When it flowers, we can be more certain of the identification, but I believe this is it.


Dr. Steven Hill, Botanist. SCNPS

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