[Members of the Sunflower Family with Discoid Flower Heads Found West of the Cascade Mountains]

Pearly Everlasting, Western Pearly Everlasting

Anaphalis margaritacea

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

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

A close-up of the inflorescence of pearly everlasting as seen along the Hurricane Ridge Road between the tunnels and the Visitors Center, Olympic National Park......July 25, 2008.

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

Pearly everlasting in bloom along the trail up the south side of Klahhane Ridge, Olympic National Park.........July 27, 2014.

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

A close-up sideview of the inflorescence of pearly everlasting as seen along the Hurricane Ridge Road between the tunnels and the Visitors Center, Olympic National Park.......July 25, 2008.

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

A close-up of the inflorescence and narrow upper stem leaves of pearly everlasting as seen along the Hurricane Ridge Road between the tunnels and the Visitors Center, Olympic National Park.......July 25, 2008.

Paul Slichter