EPPO Global Database

Gamochaeta purpurea(GNAPU)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: GNAPU
  • Preferred name: Gamochaeta purpurea
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Cabrera

Notes

North America, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except northern Brazil, southern cone). Introduced in Portugal, Western Asia, Himalayas, India, Malesia (Java), China (Taiwan), Ethiopia to southern Africa, Madagascar, Australia

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Some authors distinguish G. coarctata as a separate species, with a similar range


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Gamochaeta coarctata (Willdenow) Kerguélen
Gamochaeta spicata Cabrera
Gnaphalium coarctatum Willdenow
Gnaphalium purpureum Linnaeus
Gnaphalium spicatum Lamarck
Gnaphalium ustulatum Nuttall

Common names
Name Language
American cudweed English
early cudweed English
linear-leaf cudweed English (US)
purple cudweed English
spike cudweed English
spoon-leaf cudweed English
purpurrotes Ruhrkraut German
mirabira colorada Spanish (NI)
puscala chiquita Spanish (CO)
vira-vira Spanish (CO)
purpere droogbloem Dutch
macela-da-folha-fina Portuguese (BR)
rödnoppa Swedish
chichikogusamodoki Japanese
urajirochichikogusa Japanese
usubenichichikogusa Japanese
ウスベニチチコグサ Japanese
ウラジロチチコグサ Japanese
チチコグサモドキ Japanese
punajäkkärä Finnish
hé guān shǔ qū cǎo Chinese
合冠鼠麴草 Chinese
자주풀솜나물 Korean
ja ju pul som na mul Korean