EPPO Global Database

Gamochaeta coarctata(GNAPU)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: GNAPU
  • Preferred name: Gamochaeta coarctata
  • Authority: (Willdenow) Kerguélen


South America. Adventive in other American countries, and also introduced in other continents (e.g. in Japan) 

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Flora of North America treats G. purpurea and G. coarctata as different species 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Gamochaeta purpurea (Linnaeus) Cabrera
Gamochaeta spicata Cabrera
Gnaphalium americanum Miller
Gnaphalium coarctatum Willdenow
Gnaphalium purpureum Linnaeus
Gnaphalium spicatum Lamarck
Gnaphalium ustulatum Nuttall

Common names
Name Language
purpurrotes Ruhrkraut German
American cudweed English
linear-leaf cudweed English (US)
purple cudweed English
spike cudweed English
spoon-leaf cudweed English
mirabira colorada Spanish (NI)
puscala chiquita Spanish (CO)
vira-vira Spanish (CO)
punajäkkärä Finnish
チチコグサモドキ Japanese
ウスベニチチコグサ Japanese
ウラジロチチコグサ Japanese
chichikogusamodoki Japanese
urajirochichikogusa Japanese
usubenichichikogusa Japanese
purpere droogbloem Dutch
macela-da-folha-fina Portuguese (BR)
rödnoppa Swedish