|Photo was taken by Gil Nelson|
|Division:||Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants|
|Class:||Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons|
|Family:||Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae|
| Gamochaeta coarctata|
|Natural range of Gamochaeta coarctata from USDA NRCS Plants Database.|
Common names: Gray everlasting; Elegant cudweed; American everlasting
Synonyms: Gamochaeta americana (P. Miller) Weddell; Gnaphalium purpureum Linnaeus var. americanum (P. Miller) Klatt
A description of Gamochaeta coarctata is provided in The Flora of North America.
This species has been found in open areas in and between shrubs, clearings of bottomland woodlands along rivers, and hillside bogs. It has been observed to grow shaded and partially shaded environments in dry and moist sandy loam. This species also has been seen growing in human disturbed areas such as roadsides, vacant lots, swamp clearings, lawns, trails, golf courses, waste places, around houses and public buildings, and along fences. Associated species includes Soliva pterasperma, Oxalis dillenii, Parthenocissus quinquefolia, Veronica arvensis, Triodanis perfoliata, Dichondra carolinensis, Oplismenus setarius, Quercus, Carya, Pinus, and Sassafras. Also includes cabbage palm.
Conservation and Management
Cultivation and restoration
References and notes
- Florida State University Robert K. Godfrey Herbarium database. URL: http://herbarium.bio.fsu.edu. Last accessed: June 2014. Collectors: Loran C. Anderson, R. K. Godfrey, R. Kral, C. Jackson, Jean Wooten, A. Gholson Jr., Richard S. Mitchell, Angela M. Reid, K. M. Robertson, T. MacClendon, and K. MacClendon. States and Counties: Florida: Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Okaloosa, Wakulla, Walton, and Washington.
- Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. www.gilnelson.com/PanFlora/ Accessed: 9 DEC 2016