Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Anaphalis margaritacea (L.) Benth. & Hook.f. image
Photographer: Robert R. Kowal           

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Derek Anderson

Dennis W. Woodland

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Matthew L. Wagner

Robert Bierman

Robert W. Freckmann

Kurt Stüber

Kurt Stüber

Kurt Stüber
Family Asteraceae
Anaphalis margaritacea (L.) Benth. & Hook.f.
pearly everlasting, western pearly everlasting
Anaphalis: from the Greek name of a similar plant; also a near-anagram of Gnaphalium
margaritacea: from the Latin margarita, "a pearl," hence pertaining to pearls, pearly
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall, odorless forb covered with bluish-silvery, woolly hairs; stems very leafy; from rhizomes
Flower: head 3/8" wide with many, white, petal-like, bracts around a button-like, yellowish disk, no rays; inflorescence a short, wide, dense, flat-topped cluster; blooms July-Sept.
Fruit:seeds on fluffy pappus
Leaf:numerous, usually fuzzier below, alternate, entire, stalkless
Habitat: sun; dry; woods, forests, fields
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Anaphalis margaritacea (L.) Benth. & Hook.f. subsp. angustior (Miq.) Kitam. & H.Hara
Anaphalis margaritacea (L.) Benth. & Hook.f. var. angustior (Miq.) Nakai
Anaphalis margaritacea (L.) Benth. & Hook.f. var. intercedens Hara
Anaphalis margaritacea (L.) Benth. & Hook.f. var. occidentalis Greene
Anaphalis margaritacea (L.) Benth. & Hook.f. var. revoluta Suksd.
Anaphalis margaritacea (L.) Benth. & Hook.f. var. subalpina A.Gray
Anaphalis occidentalis (Greene) Heller
Antennaria cinnamomea C.B.Clarke var. angustior Miq.
Gnaphalium margaritaceum L.

         
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