One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An ornamental North American plant with gray-green foliage and pearly white flower heads, used in dry flower arrangements.
Anaphalis margaritacea, family Compositae
- ‘Some of the primary plants for butterfly larvae include: aspen, alfalfa, clover, nettle, pearly everlasting, milkweed, grasses, hackberry, parsley, vetch, and willow.’
- ‘She held only a small bouquet of wild rose campion, daisies and pearly everlasting, each kind numbering seven.’
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