Pearly Everlasting

Anaphalis margaritaceae
  • Description: Perennial herb with white woolly stems and leaves, 20 – 100cm tall. Papery white flowers with bright yellow centers appear in the late summer.
  • Habitat: Rocky slopes, open forests, roadsides, and disturbed areas.
  • Pair with: Trailing blackberry, yarrow, coastal gumweed, and oceanspray.
  • Fun Fact: This beautiful late-season wildflower grows well on harsh soils and disturbed sites, is loved by pollinators, and makes a lovely dried bouquet. The flowers can be harvested and used in a spicy medicinal tea for respiratory ailments.

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