Anaphalis margaritacea Benth. & Hook.f.

Pearl Everlasting

Perennial herb to 1 m tall, woolly. Stems erect, branched above. Leaves linear to lanceolate, to 12 cm long, margins rolled under, becoming green above, sessile. Capitula numerous, about 6 mm across; summer. Involucral bracts pearly white. Florets yellowish.

N America, Asia, Europe

Grown as an ornamental or for cut flowers.

A. 'New Snow', with white flowers, is listed. ['Neuschnee']

Source: Jeanes, J. (2002). Asteraceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Asterales
family       Asteraceae
genus        Anaphalis D C.