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habit (Photo: Greg Jordan)
habit (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
whitish-hairy stems and leaves (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
close-up of hairy leaf (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
clusters of flower-heads (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
upper leaves and cluster of young flower-heads (Photo: Greg Jordan)
flower-heads at various stage of maturity (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
close-up of tiny flower-heads (Photo: Rob and Fiona Richardson)
Vellereophyton dealbatum (Thunb.) Hilliard & Burtt
Gnaphalium candidissimum Lam.Gnaphalium dealbatum Thunb.
Asteraceae (Queensland, New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, Western Australia and the Northern Territory)Compositae (South Australia)
Native to southern Africa (i.e. Cape Province in South Africa).
Widely naturalised in southern Australia (i.e. in the coastal districts of southern and central New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, south-eastern South Australia and the southern and western parts of Western Australia). Possibly also naturalised in the ACT.
Naturalised overseas in New Zealand.
White cudweed (Vellereophyton dealbatum) is regarded as an environmental weed in Victoria and Western Australia.
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