pearly everlasting

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pearly everlasting

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A perennial plant (Anaphalis margaritacea) in the composite family, having woolly, gray-green foliage and whitish flower heads that are often used in dried flower arrangements.
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Noun1.pearly everlasting - an American everlasting having foliage with soft wooly hairs and corymbose heads with pearly white bractspearly everlasting - an American everlasting having foliage with soft wooly hairs and corymbose heads with pearly white bracts
everlasting, everlasting flower - any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color
Anaphalis, genus Anaphalis - a genus of herbs of north temperate regions having hoary leaves: pearly everlasting