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sweet everlasting

Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium (Gnaphalium obtusifolium)


Height: 1-2 feet • Flower size: flower heads 1/4 inch long • Flower color: yellowish-white • Flowering time: August to November • Origin: native


Habitat: dry fields, woods margins


Other names include rabbit tobacco, Cudweed, Old Field Balsam, Sweet White Balsam, Indian Posy, Life of Man, Poverty Weed, Fussy Guss, catfoot. Used primarily to scent homes indoors for winter.

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Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Oct 2, 2012
Submitted on Oct 3, 2012

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