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Taxon: Gamochaeta purpurea (L.) Cabrera

Genus: Gamochaeta
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae).
Nomen number: 316984
Place of publication: Bol. Soc. Argent. Bot. 9:377. 1961, nom. cons.
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV)
Name verified on: 12-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • purple cudweed   (Source: F GPlains ) – English
  • spoon-leaf cudweed   (Source: F NAmer ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Comp Newsl 27:3. 1995, as Gnaphalium purpureum)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario [s.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan [s.], New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sonora
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Michoacan, Puebla, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Hispaniola
    Mesoamerica: Nicaragua
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

      Other:
  • exact native & naturalized range uncertain owing to confusion with other taxa

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98.
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961–. Flora of New Zealand.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Chester, E. W. et al. 1993–1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  • Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal. 1990. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. 5:472–475.
  • Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria. Australian plant census (APC) (on-line resource).
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Fernald, M. L. 1950. Gray's manual of botany, ed. 8.
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  • Gandhi, K. N. & R. D. Thomas. 1989. Asteraceae of Louisiana.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  • Long, R. W. & O. Lakela. 1971. A flora of tropical Florida.
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936–1971. Flora of Peru.; new ser. 1980-
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Nesom, G. L. & J. F. Pruski. 2005. (1103) Proposal to conserve the name Gnaphalium purpureum (Compositae: Gnaphalieae) with a conserved type. Taxon 54:1103–1104.
  • Nesom, G. L. 1990. Taxonomy of Gamochaeta of United States. Phytologia 68:194.
  • Nesom, G. L. 2004. New distribution records for Gamochaeta (Asteraceae: Gnaphalieae) in the United States. Sida 21:1175–1177.
  • Nesom, G. L. 2004. New species of Gamochaeta (Asteraceae: Gnaphalieae) from the eastern United States and comments on similar species. Sida 21:729–734.
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967–. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980–. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i.
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1982. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida.
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