Anaphalis margaritacea.

Botanical name: 

Anaphalis margaritacea Benth. & Hook. Compositae. Pearly Everlasting.

North America. Josselyn, prior to 1670, remarks of this plant that "the fishermen when they want tobacco, take this herb: being cut and dryed." In France, it is an inmate of the flower garden.

Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.