West Highland Flora

Marsh Cudweed

Gnaphalium uliginosum

Older name: Filaginella uliginosa

Gnaphalium uliginosum

Photo Carl Farmer
4 Aug 2002 Portree, Skye

Common on bare or waste ground

Flower diameter c 3-4 mm

ID: Each stem-tip has flowerheads more or less on a level, not in a spike, and overtopped by some of the topmost leaves.

Other features: A low-growing annual.  Leaves felted with white hairs.

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