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Filago vulgaris or Filago germanica, commonly known as common cudweed or common cottonrose, is an annual herbaceous plant of the genus Filago. It is in the Inuleae tribe of the Sunflower (Asteraceae) family. Common names also include: Danish—Kugle-museurt, and Norwegian—Kuleullurt.
Filago vulgaris Wikipedia
Filago vulgaris is native to Europe, from the Mediterranean region north to Northern Ireland, Scotland. It is found in grassland, sand dunes, rocky ledges, and cultivated fields. It is a listed Near Threatened species in the Red Data Book for England, due to agricultural practices.
It is an invasive species in Scandinavia and Finland. It is a naturalized introduced species in the Northwestern and Eastern United States, and in British Columbia and Ontario, Canada.Description
Filago vulgaris can reach 5–30 centimetres (2.0–11.8 in) in height. The linear wavy-edged leaves and the stems are a white and woolly in texture and appearance.
The plant blooms July to September, with dense, terminal flowerheads, flowers that are light yellow.