Gamochaeta purpurea (L.) Cabrera
Habitat: Sandy soil and waste places
Range: Maine to British Columbia, south to Mexico and South America. More common in southwards.
Phenology: Flowers May to October.
Synonyms: Gnaphalium purpureum L.
Known Distribution in Maine: This rare plant has been documented from a total of 2 town(s) in the following county(ies): Cumberland, York. The species is believed to be extirpated from Maine.
Dates of documented observations are: 1885, 1894, 1898