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: narrow-leaf purple everlasting

Taxonomic notes

Synonyms: none[1]

Varieties: none[1]



This species' native range stretches east to Virginia, west to Texas, and south to Florida. It also occurs in South America. The plant has been introduced in California, Europe, and New Zealand.[1]



This species has been observed to grow in in wet pastures and small depressional wetlands.[2]


It has been observed to flower and fruit in April.[2]

Conservation, cultivation, and restoration

Cultural use

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References and notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Weakley, A.S. 2020. Flora of the Southeastern United States. Edition of 20 October 2020. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
  2. 2.0 2.1 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.