Definition of Anaphalis margaritacea
1. Noun. An American everlasting having foliage with soft wooly hairs and corymbose heads with pearly white bracts.
Generic synonyms: Everlasting, Everlasting Flower
Group relationships: Anaphalis, Genus Anaphalis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anaphalis Margaritacea
Literary usage of Anaphalis margaritacea
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1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1905)
"SJ BALLARD, Newfane, Vt. anaphalis margaritacea, VAR. OCCIDENTALIS IN EASTERN AMERICA.— An abundant plant on some of the gravel bars of the Grand River, ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1918)
"*anaphalis margaritacea (L.) B. & H., Pearly Everlasting. Occurs in large clumps; plants 4 to 6 dm. tall. *Ericameria ericoides (Less.) Jepson. ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1898)
"About 3o species, natives of the north temperate zone. Only the following is known to occur in North America. 1. anaphalis margaritacea (L.) Benth. & Hook. ..."
4. The Wild Flowers of California, Their Names, Haunts, and Habits by Mary Elizabeth Parsons (1897)
"anaphalis margaritacea, Benth. Composite Family. Stems.—One to three feet high; leafy up to the flowers. Leaves.— Alternate; sessile; lanceolate or ..."