Gamochaeta calviceps

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Gamochaeta calviceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae
Genus: Gamochaeta
Species: G. calviceps
Binomial name
Gamochaeta calviceps
(Lam.) Cabrera
Gamo falc dist.jpg
Natural range of Gamochaeta calviceps from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common name: Narrowleaf purple everlasting

Taxonomic notes

Synonyms: Gnaphalium purpureum Linnaeus var. falcatum (Lamarck) Torrey & A. Gray; Gamochaeta falcata (Lamarck) Cabrera; Gnaphalium calviceps Fernald; Gnaphalium falcatum Lamarck; Gnaphalium purpureum Linnaeus





This species has been observed to grow in in wet pastures and small depressional wetlands.[1]


It has been observed to flower and fruit in April.[1]

Conservation and management

Cultivation and restoration

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References and notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Florida State University Robert K. Godfrey Herbarium database. URL: Last accessed: June 2014. Collectors: Cecil R Slaughter, Dianne Hall, and Kim Ponzio. States and Counties: Florida: Brevard.