Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum

Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum (L.) Hilliard & B.L.Burtt, 206 1981. (syn: Dasyanthus conglobatus (Lam.) Bubani; Filaginella luteoalba (L.) Opiz; Gnaphalium dealbatum var. luteo-fuscum (Webb) Lobin; Gnaphalium depressum Steud.; Gnaphalium dichotomum Blanco; Gnaphalium helichrysoides Wedd.; Gnaphalium luteo-fuscum Webb; Gnaphalium luteoalbum var. compactum Kirk; Gnaphalium luteoalbum var. incanum A.Rich.; Gnaphalium luteoalbum var. luteoalbum ; Gnaphalium luteoalbum var. multiceps (Wall. ex DC.) Hook.f.; Gnaphalium luteoalbum subsp. pallidum (Lam.) Mahesw.; Gnaphalium luteoalbum var. pallidum Hook.f.; Gnaphalium luteoalbum var. sulphureum ; Gnaphalium pallidum Lam.; Gnaphalium trifidum Thunb.; Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum subsp. luteoalbum (L.) Hilliard & B.L.Burtt;                                 (≡) Gnaphalium luteoalbum L. (basionym); (≡) Helichrysum luteoalbum (L.) Rchb.; (≡) Laphangium luteoalbum (L.) Tzvelev);

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Helichrysum luteoalbum, commonly known as Jersey Cudweed or Weedy Cudweed, is a cosmopolitan weed
It grows as an erect herb up to 70 centimetres high, branching from the base. Flowers are cream, yellow, white, or pink.[1] 
This species is so widely distributed that it is unclear where it is native and where naturalised. In general it is considered naturalised in North and South America, and native to every other continent.[5] 
(From Wikipedia on 2.7.13)
Pseudognaphalium luteo-album (L.) Hillard & B.L. Burtt (Gnaphalium luteo-album L.) is a common spring annual in Pantnagar.
Of the two species described in FBI var. multiceps is now correctly known as P. affine, the other with leaves green on upper surface and brownish heads is var. pallidum. Would P. luteo-album be still valid for our area?, or we call above as P. affine?
However, Flora of China gives its range (Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum (Linnaeus) Hilliard & B. L. Burtt) in India too as does GRIN.
Experts may pl. look into it & clarify.
ANAPR50 Gnaphalium(?) sp. for identification3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)
Family: Asteraceae
Date: 24th March 2015
Place: Mullayanagiri, Chikamagaluru, Karnataka

Habit: Herb
Habitat: Grasslands

Gnaphalium luteo-album.