Gnaphalium uliginosum marsh cudweed Asteraceae GNUL*; Bx, pb (DeCandido 2001); Q, a;

  

Gnaphalium uliginosum.commons.wikipedia.org

Gnaphalium uliginosum.commons.wikipedia.org. (Accessed 4/2014).

Gnaphalium uliginosum is an annual herb, 5-25 cm tall, densely white wooly, diffusely branching. 

Leaves alternate, narrow, to 4 cm long, 0.5 cm wide, slightly wooly. 

Flowers whitish, no rays only tips showing at top of head amid papery bracts, heads brown, rounded, bud-like, bracteate base 0.2-0.3 cm long, in terminal and axillary clusters, shorter than leaves. 

Wetland status: UPL. 

Frequency in NYC: Very infrequent. 

Origin: Europe. 

Habitat: Open areas, on fill.