Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Anaphalis margaritacea -- (Pearly everlasting)

presented by Susan McDougall

Anaphalis margaritacea

A common perennial of low to middle elevations, often seen in disturbed sites as alongside roads. It colonizes readily, spreading by rootstocks. The leaves are narrow with woolly undersides.

Author: Susan McDougall
Stevens Canyon Road, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.771, -121.689
Date: August 4, 2013
Anaphalis margaritacea

The many flowering heads are in a flat-topped cluster. Each little head of dark yellow disc flowers is surrounded by bright white, papery bracts.

Author: Susan McDougall
Sunrise Point, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7387, -121.9103, 2040
Date: July 8, 2014

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