FLORA OF ICELAND elements: Gnaphalium uliginosum, marsh cudweed

Gnaphalium uliginosum; The Marsh Cudweed is a small greyish plant. It is quite rare on Iceland and is only found on thermal grounds in the south-western and western regions of Iceland. It resembles the dwarf cudweed but can be distinguised by the narrower leaves and the lack of a basal leaf-roset.
It is a member of the Asteraceae family (= Compositae ), the daisy family. The Icelandic name of this species is Grámygla.

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