Scientific Name - Gnaphalium falcatum Lam.
Family - Compositae
Annual with basal rosette of leaves. Stems covered with dense, white hairs. Branches none to many. Leaves narrow, often broader towards the tip, densely white hairy on both surfaces. Flowers in brown to green heads. Heads usually dense in an elongate inflorescence. Reproduces by seed. Found in disturbed areas, roadsides, fields and open woods and pinelands. Occurs from Virginia south to Florida and west to Texas. Also found in Central and South America.