Botanical Name: Anaphalis margaritacea
Height: about 60 cm
Season of bloom: Summer.
Growing Conditions: Sun to light shade. Almost any non-waterlogged soil. Spreads by rhizomes.
Wildlife benefits: Host plant for caterpillars of American Painted lady Butterflies.
From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes
Remarks: Silvery foliage.
Similar species: Nothing really similar, but you may also wish to look at Plantain-leaves Pussytoes and Sweet Everlasting
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