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Noun: cudweed  'kúd,weed
  1. Any of numerous plants of the genus Gnaphalium having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or colour
  2. Any plant of the genus Filago having capitate clusters of small woolly flower heads
    - cotton rose, filago
  3. Perennial cottony-white herb of southwestern United States
    - western mugwort, white sage, prairie sage, Artemisia ludoviciana, Artemisia gnaphalodes

Derived forms: cudweeds

Type of: everlasting, everlasting flower, flower, mugwort

Part of: genus Filago, genus Gnaphalium, Gnaphalium

Encyclopedia: Cudweed