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cudweed

Definitions of cudweed
  1. noun
    any plant of the genus Filago having capitate clusters of small woolly flower heads
    synonyms: cotton rose, filago
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    types:
    Filago germanica, herba impia
    (literally an undutiful herb) a variety of cotton rose
    type of:
    flower
    a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
  2. noun
    perennial cottony-white herb of southwestern United States
    synonyms: Artemisia gnaphalodes, Artemisia ludoviciana, prairie sage, western mugwort, white sage
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    type of:
    mugwort
    any of several weedy composite plants of the genus Artemisia
  3. noun
    any of numerous plants of the genus Gnaphalium having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color
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    types:
    Gnaphalium sylvaticum, chafeweed, wood cudweed
    weedy perennial of north temperate regions having woolly foliage and dirty white flowers in a leafy spike
    type of:
    everlasting, everlasting flower
    any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color
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