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Scientific Name: Anaphalis margaritacea
Pronunciation: uh-NAFF-uh-liss marr-GAR-eet-ace-ee-ah
Common Name: pearly everlasting
Family Name: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Key ID Features:
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: B.C. east of Cascades, B.C. west of Cascades, Canada - central, Canada - eastern, U.S. - central, U.S. - northeast, U.S. - northwest, U.S. - southwest
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Attract butterflies, Dried flower or fruit, Dryland (no watering), Green roof technology, Herb, Perennial border
Additional Info: Google Images
pearly everlasting
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation:
Surfaces: Pubescent
Colour in Summer: Silver / Grayish
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Head (capitulum)
Flower Morphology:
Corolla Shape:Ligulate
Colour (petals): Showy, White
Flower Time at Peak: Jul, Aug

Fruit Type: Cypsela (achene + calyx)
Fruit Colour: Black
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Rhizomes

Pest Susceptibility: Rabbit resistant
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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