The Anaphalis margaritacea or Pearly Everlasting was in full bloom along the trail, one of the most common plants in areas of full sun.
pearly everlasting next to Buck Creek
Green and white flowering plant. Long leaves Growing in moist rocky soil.
pearly everlasting next to Lonely Lake outlet stream
At around 8,000 ft.
Anapahlis margaritacea, commonly known as the western pearly everlasting, is a flowering perennial plant in the Asteraceae family. Since it is the only North American species it is often simply called pearly everlasting in the United States and Canada. However, it is also native to Asia and has been widely introduced in Europe. It grows erect up to heights of about 1.2 meters and has narrow, alternate leaves. One salient feature is that the undersides of...