Pearly Everlasting
Pearly Everlasting
Anaphalis margaritacea
Sunflower or Composite Family - Asteraceae
Flowerheads, about 1/4 to 3/8 inches wide, formed of all disk flowers with multiple rows of many yellowish-white petal-like bracts. Stems and undersides of the narrow, alternate and elongated leaves (3 to 5 inches long) are white and woolly appearing.
(Photographed - July)
An upright plant with a flat cluster of roundish flowerheads (male and female flowers on separate plants).
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