Common Names in English:
The largest family of flowering plants , the Compositae (Asteraceae), comprising about 1,100 genera and more than 20,000 species and characterized by many small flowers arranged in a head looking like a single flower and subtended by an involucre of bracts. A head may consist of both ray flowers and disk flowers, as in the sunflower, of disk flowers only, as in the burdock, or of ray flowers only, as in the dandelion.
] (dioecious or subdioecious), 20-80(-120+) cm; fibrous-rooted (rhizomatous
, not stoloniferous
). Stems usually 1, usually erect
. Leaves basal and cauline; alternate; petiolate
or sessile; blades
or lanceolate to linear
± cuneate, margins
usually bicolor [concolor
usually white to gray and tomentose
as well, proximal
leaves sometimes ± glabrate
usually greenish and glabrate or glabrous
, sometimes grayish and sparsely arachnose. Heads usually discoid
or nearly so) or disciform
, in glomerules
arrays. Involucres subglobose, 6-8(-10) mm.
Phyllaries in 8-12 series, bright white (opaque
, at least toward tips
, often proximally woolly
not glandular), unequal, ± papery
(at least toward tips). Peripheral (pistillate
) florets 50-150 (more numerous
; sometimes a few pistillate florets peripheral in predominantly staminate heads or 1-9 staminate florets central in predominantly pistillate heads) ; corollas yellowish. Inner (functionally staminate) florets 30-55; corollas yellowish. Cypselae oblong
, or cylindric
] (2-nerved), faces ± scabrous
, not myxogenic) ; pappi usually readily falling, of 10-20 distinct
or basally connate
(tips of bristles ± clavate in bisexual
or functionally staminate florets). x = 14.
Species ca. 110 or fewer: North America, mostly central Asia and India.
Flowers: White blooms with yellow centers mid-summer. • Bloom Period: June, July, August. • Flower Color: near white, white
Foliage: Spoon-shaped pale green leaves wear white felty hairs .
Size: 18-24" tall. May reach 3', but can be sheared.
Care: Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system . For a neat appearance , remove old foliage before new leaves emerge . Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring .
Biome: b>Young (2000) reports that A. brevipedunculata is a vigorous vine that is slow to establish but grows and spreads quickly in open areas of the urban landscape. After natural or human disturbance , seeds germinate readily in the s
Culture: Space 18-24" apart.
Soil: Minimum pH: 6.1 • Maximum pH: 7.5
Sunlight: Sun Exposure: Full to partial sun
Moisture: Water Requirements: Keep surface of soil moist, but not soggy.
- Whittaker & Margulis,1978
- Haeckel, 1866
- Cavalier-Smith, 1981
- Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998
- Vascular Plants
- Brongniart, 1843
- Takhtajan, 1967
- Takhtajan Ex Reveal, 1992
- Lindley, 1833
- Giseke, 1792, nom. cons., nom. alt.
- Subfamily: Asteroideae ()
- Family: Compositae () - Giseke, 1792, nom. cons., nom. alt.
- Order: Asterales () - Lindley, 1833
- Superorder: Campanulanae () - Takhtajan Ex Reveal, 1992
- Subclass: Asteridae () - Takhtajan, 1967
- Class: Spermatopsida () - Brongniart, 1843
- Subphylum: Euphyllophytina ()
- Phylum: Tracheophyta () - Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae () - Cavalier-Smith, 1981
- Kingdom: Plantae () - Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
Status: Accepted Name
Comment: Data Providers: New Zealand Plant Name Database, Govaerts World Compositae Checklist A-G, IPNI, Flora of China Checklist, Tropicos, Euro+Med. GCC LSID: urn :lsid:compositae.org:names:F13DADF9-BAF3-429B-B51F-DB846DAE6E75
Last scrutiny: 10-Aug-09
Members of the genus Anaphalis
ZipcodeZoo has pages for 7 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in this genus:
A. alpicola (Silver Anaphalis) · A. margaritacea (Common Pearleverlasting) · A. margaritacea var. yedoensis (Pearly Everlasting) · A. margaritacea 'New Snow' (New Snow Pearly Everlasting) · A. sinica (Pearly Everlasting) · A. sinica 'Moon's Silver' (Moon's Silver Pearly Everlasting) · A. triplinervis (Pearly Everlasting)
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- Biodiversity Heritage Library NamebankID: 1671706
- Catalogue of Life Accepted Name Code: Ast-25281
- International Plant Names Index (IPNI) ID: 176508-1
- Zipcode Zoo Species Identifier: 644682