Individual, erect, cottony stems often clumped together creating a bushy appearance. Narrow leaves are gray-green to woolly-white. Globular flowers are actually long-enduring, white, dry bracts arranged around a yellow center. Several evenly leafy woolly stems in a small patch are topped by a crowded, roundish cluster of flower heads with pearly-white bracts, sometimes with a dark spot at base of each outer bracts.
|Habitats||Oak Woodland, Riparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland|
|Shade Preference||ful sun, part shade|
|Soil Tolerance||Most to fairly dry soil|
|Special Uses||Attracts butterflies. Makes great cut flower and useful in dried bouquets.|