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Synonyms for cudweed

any of numerous plants of the genus Gnaphalium having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color

any plant of the genus Filago having capitate clusters of small woolly flower heads

perennial cottony-white herb of southwestern United States

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Caryophyllales: Amaranthaceae) and wondering cudweed (Gnaphalium pensylvanicum Willd.
Nipple wort sounds like something you would visit the doctor about but, along with cudweed and shepherd's purse, it's one of seven herbs eaten at New Year in Japan.
red-tipped cudweed, broad-leaved cudweed, red hempnettle, small-flowered catchfly.
Seldom-seen Draught Bass is in danger of joining the netted carpet moth, the red-tipped cudweed and the spotted flycatcher on the downward spiral that leads, eventually, to extinction.
Cudweed sprouts next to dead reed canarygrass at a Fisher Butte test site where herbicide is used on the invasive grass.
The heath cudweed was found by forest ecologist Gordon Simpson growing in the middle of the earth road.