EPPO Global Database

Gamochaeta pensylvanica(GNAPE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: GNAPE
  • Preferred name: Gamochaeta pensylvanica
  • Authority: (Willdenow) Cabrera


USA, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except north, and southern cone). Introduced in Mediterranean region, Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, China (including Taiwan), Japan, Mozambique to South Africa, Australia (Western, Queensland, New South Wales)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Gnaphalium pensylvanicum Willdenow
Gnaphalium peregrinum Fernald
Gnaphalium purpureum subsp. pensylvanicum (Willdenow) Bolòs & Vigo
Gnaphalium spathulatum Lamarck

Common names
Name Language
broadleaf cudweed English
Pennsylvania cudweed English (AU)
wandering cudweed English (US)
macio Portuguese (BR)
chichi-kogusa-modoki Japanese
チチコグサモドキ Japanese
shi yè hé guān shǔ qū cǎo Chinese
匙叶合冠鼠麴草 Chinese