Taxon  Report   341 
Anaphalis margaritacea  (L.) Benth.
Pearly everlasting
Anaphalis margaritacea
© 2018 Jay Chamberlain
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Anaphalis margaritacea
© 2008 Keir Morse
Anaphalis margaritacea
© 2008 Margo Bors
Anaphalis margaritacea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Anaphalis margaritacea
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Genus: Anaphalis
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Anaphalis margaritacea var. angustior
PLANTS: Anaphalis margaritacea var. intercedens
PLANTS: Anaphalis margaritacea var. occidentalis
PLANTS: Anaphalis margaritacea var. revoluta
PLANTS: Anaphalis margaritacea var. subalpina
PLANTS: Anaphalis occidentalis
PLANTS: Gnaphalium margaritaceum
ICPN: Anaphalis sierrae
More information about  Anaphalis margaritacea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 18, 2018).

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