Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium
cudweed , sweet everlasting

Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium
Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium
Photo Courtesy Renee Brecht
Britton & Brown
Botanical name: Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium
Common name: cudweed , sweet everlasting
Group: dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Growth type: forb/herb
Duration: perennial
Origin: native
Plant height: 1 - 3'
Foliage: alternate, leaves entire, stems and underside of leaves white-woolly, not clasping the stem
Flower: flowerhead in branching cluster
Flowering time: bloom and fruit mid August to October
Habitat: dry, open sandy ground of shaded woods edges, fields, roadsides (Hough)
Range in New Jersey: statewide
Heritage ranking, if any: n/a