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Taxon: Gamochaeta simplicicaulis (Willd. ex Spreng.) Cabrera

Genus: Gamochaeta
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae)
Nomen number: 413779
Place of publication: Bol. Soc. Argent. Bot. 9:378. 1961
Name verified on: 09-Jun-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • simplestem cudweed   (Source: F NAmer ) – English

Distributional range:

    Northern South America: Guyana; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, Cordoba, Jujuy, Salta; Chile; Paraguay; Uruguay

    Malesia: Indonesia - Java
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
    United States [s.e.]


  • Boggan, J. et al. 1992. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas.
  • Cabrera, A. L., dir. 1977–. Flora de la provincia de Jujuy, Republica Argentina.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Nesom, G. L. 2004. New distribution records for Gamochaeta (Asteraceae: Gnaphalieae) in the United States. Sida 21:1183.
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999


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  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (29 August 2015)

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