[Members of the Sunflower Family with Button-like Heads in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Pearly-everlasting, Western Pearly Everlasting

Anaphalis margaritacea

Synonyms: Anaphalis margaritacea var. margaritacea, Anaphalis margaritacea var. occidentalis, Anaphalis margaritacea var. subalpina, Gnaphalium margaritaceum

Pearly-everlasting, Western Pearly Everlasting: Anaphalis margaritacea (Synonyms: Anaphalis margaritacea var. margaritacea, Anaphalis margaritacea var. occidentalis, Anaphalis margaritacea var. subalpina, Gnaphalium margaritaceum) - Pearly-everlasting, Western Pearly Everlasting: Anaphalis margaritacea (Synonyms: Anaphalis margaritacea var. margaritacea, Anaphalis margaritacea var. occidentalis, Anaphalis margaritacea var. subalpina, Gnaphalium margaritaceum)

Pearly everlastings blooming along the Toutle Trail at the stream outlet for Blue Lake, Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument.........August 20, 2017.

Pearly-everlasting, Western Pearly Everlasting: Anaphalis margaritacea (Synonyms: Anaphalis margaritacea var. margaritacea, Anaphalis margaritacea var. occidentalis, Anaphalis margaritacea var. subalpina, Gnaphalium margaritaceum)

Pearly everlasting as seen on the Pumice Plain, Mount Saint Helens National Monument..........July 26, 2015.

Inflorescence of Pearly-everlasting, Western Pearly Everlasting: Anaphalis margaritacea (Synonyms: Anaphalis margaritacea var. margaritacea, Anaphalis margaritacea var. occidentalis, Anaphalis margaritacea var. subalpina, Gnaphalium margaritaceum)

The photo above shows a close-up view of the inflorescence of pearly-everlasting as seen at about 2800' along Rd K6000 at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams.........July 10, 2005.

Inflorescence of Pearly-everlasting, Western Pearly Everlasting: Anaphalis margaritacea (Synonyms: Anaphalis margaritacea var. margaritacea, Anaphalis margaritacea var. occidentalis, Anaphalis margaritacea var. subalpina, Gnaphalium margaritaceum) - Pearly-everlasting, Western Pearly Everlasting: Anaphalis margaritacea (Synonyms: Anaphalis margaritacea var. margaritacea, Anaphalis margaritacea var. occidentalis, Anaphalis margaritacea var. subalpina, Gnaphalium margaritaceum)

The photo at left shows pearly-everlasting as seen along the Crofton Ridge Trail #73 in the Mt. Adams Wilderness.........August 22, 2008. The photo at right shows the inflorescence of pearly everlasting as seen along the Observation Peak Trail #132 in either the Gifford Pinchot National Forest or the Trapper Creek Wilderness.......August 4, 2018.

Pearly-everlasting, Western Pearly Everlasting: Anaphalis margaritacea (Synonyms: Anaphalis margaritacea var. margaritacea, Anaphalis margaritacea var. occidentalis, Anaphalis margaritacea var. subalpina, Gnaphalium margaritaceum)

Pearly-everlastings fading out of bloom in meadows atop Scott Mountain, Mount Washington Wilderness.........September 16, 2016.

Pearly Everlasting, Western Pearly Everlasting: Anaphalis margaritacea (Synonyms: Anaphalis margaritacea var. angustior, Anaphalis margaritacea var. intercedens, Anaphalis margaritacea var. margaritacea, Anaphalis margaritacea var. occidentalis, Anaphalis margaritacea var. revoluta, Anaphalis margaritacea var. subalpina, Anaphalis occidentalis, Gnaphalium margaritaceum) - Pearly Everlasting, Western Pearly Everlasting: Anaphalis margaritacea (Synonyms: Anaphalis margaritacea var. angustior, Anaphalis margaritacea var. intercedens, Anaphalis margaritacea var. margaritacea, Anaphalis margaritacea var. occidentalis, Anaphalis margaritacea var. revoluta, Anaphalis margaritacea var. subalpina, Anaphalis occidentalis, Gnaphalium margaritaceum)

Pearly everlastings as seen growing along the Roads End Trail #201A, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.................August 18, 2011.

Paul Slichter