Xeranthemum is a group of plants in the sunflower family, native to Southern Europe.
It has silvery flower heads with purplish tubular flowers.
- Xeranthemum annuum L. ("annual everlasting"): Central + southern Europe from Spain to Dagestan; Turkey, Caucasus
- Xeranthemum cylindraceum Sm.: Central + southern Europe from Portugal to Ukraine; Turkey, Caucasus, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Israel
- Xeranthemum cylindricum Spreng.
- Xeranthemum inapertum (L.) Mill.: southern Europe, North Africa, southwest Asia from Morocco to Turkmenistan
- Xeranthemum longepapposum Fisch. & C.A.Mey.: southeastern Europe, southwestern and central Asia
- Xeranthemum squarrosum Boiss.: Greece, southwestern and central Asia