EPPO Global Database

Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium(GNAOB)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: GNAOB
  • Preferred name: Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Hilliard & Burtt


USA (central) to Mexico (northern). Introduced in many countries as an ornamental (Europe, Central Asia, India, Indochina, South Africa, Central America, Caribbean, Bolivia, Colombia, Australia (Queensland)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Gnaphalium obtusifolium Linnaeus
Gnaphalium saxicola Fassett

Common names
Name Language
catfoot English
chafeweed English
fragrant cudweed English (US)
fragrant everlasting English (GB)
rabbit tobacco English
sweet everlasting English
vielköpfiges Ruhrkraut German