Sinonimi: Leontopodium alpinum
ETYM German, from edel noble + weiss white.
Alpine perennial plant native to Europe having leaves covered with whitish down and small flower heads held in stars of glistening whitish bracts; SYN. Leontopodium alpinum.
Small Alpine flower of Switzerland and New Zealand.
Perennial alpine plant Leontopodium alpinum, family Compositae, with a white, woolly, star-shaped bloom, found in the high mountains of Eurasia.