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Gamochaeta coarctata

Basic information
Scientific name Gamochaeta coarctata

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Common names Spiked cudweed, Shiny cudweed
Higher taxon Asteraceae, Asterales, Magnoliopsida, Magnoliophyta
Natural range South America.
Habitat Vacancy, urban area, roadside, part, etc.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Kanto District to wester Japan. Range in Japan
Date Early 1970s.
Route Accidental: Hitchhiking on greening plants
Impact Competition with native and crop species.
Affected organism: Native herbs and crop plants
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries Worldwide.
Reference Notes
See also Gnaphalium pensylvanicum in this database.