EPPO Global Database

Anaphalis margaritacea(ANPMA)

Code created in: 2004-05-01

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ANPMA
  • Preferred name: Anaphalis margaritacea
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Bentham & J. Hooker


Russian Far East, Western Asia (Pakistan), Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Indochina (except Laos, Cambodia), China (including Taiwan, Tibet), Japan, Canada, USA (Alaska, most states), Mexico. Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Europe. Var. margaritacea is the American plant, which has been introduced in Europe. There are several varieties in Asia, with a confused nomenclature (angustior, angustifolia, cinnamomea). Var. yedoensis (q.v.) is endemic to Japan. The others are mainly in China, extending to the Himalayas.

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Anaphalis margaritacea subsp. margaritacea (Linnaeus) Bentham & J. Hooker
Antennaria margaritacea Brown

Common names
Name Language
pearly everlasting English
western pearly everlasting English
großblütiges Perlkörbchen German
Großperlblume German
Papierblume German
Perlblume German
Perlkörbchen German
Perlkraut German
Perlpfötchen German
Silberimmortelle German
anaphalide nacrée French
anaphalis perlé French
immortelle blanche French
immortelle de Virginie French
sempreviva bianca Italian
prachtrozenkransje Dutch
pärleternell Swedish
yama-haha-ko Japanese
ヤマハハコ Japanese
анафалис жемчужный Russian
анафалис западный Russian
анафалис коричный Russian
анафалис узколистный Russian
анафалис шерстистый Russian
анафалис японский Russian
жемчужник коричный Russian
кошачья лапка жемчужная Russian
сушеница жемчужная Russian
perlekurv Danish
anafalis perłowy Polish
gyöngykosárka Hungarian
zhū guāng xiāng qīng Chinese
珠光香青 Chinese
plesnivka perlová Czech
산떡쑥 Korean
san tteok ssuk Korean
plesňuľka perlovitá Slovak