Calflora
Taxon  Report   11350    
Arnica ovata  Greene
Sticky leaf arnica
Arnica ovata
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Arnica ovata
© 2013 Dana York
Arnica ovata
© 2013 Dana York
Arnica ovata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Arnica ovata
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Arnica
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Lodgepole Forest

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arnica diversifolia
ICPN: Arnica ×diversifolia
More information about  Arnica ovata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (AROV3)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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