Gnaphalium uliginosum

Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
SpeciesGnaphalium uliginosum L.
Common NameMarsh Cudweed
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 1.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


SynonymFull Citation
Filaginella ulginosa Filaginella ulginosa (L.) Opiz
Filaginella uliginosa Filaginella uliginosa (L.) Opiz

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Greenup (KY), Kenton (KY), Lewis (KY), Cocke (TN), Rutherford (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, KNK, MTSU, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1977 - 2007

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
BEREA007533 Lewis Kentucky
Gnaphalium uliginosum
31973000005646 Kenton Kentucky 01 Aug 1977 Applegarth, Patrick
Gnaphalium uliginosum
BEREA007532 Lewis Kentucky
Gnaphalium uliginosum
BEREA007534 Lewis Kentucky
Gnaphalium uliginosum
TENN-V-0226022 Cocke Tennessee
Gnaphalium uliginosum
APSC0071320 Greenup Kentucky
Gnaphalium uliginosum
MTSU021859 Rutherford Tennessee 07 Apr 2007 Melissa Shelby
Gnaphalium uliginosum
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