Calflora
Taxon  Report   678 
Arnica cernua  Howell
Serpentine arnica
Arnica cernua
© 2013 Dana York
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Arnica cernua
© 2013 Dana York
Arnica cernua
© 2013 Dana York
Arnica cernua, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and Oregon.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Arnica cernua
© 2007 Keir Morse
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Arnica
Community:
Yellow Pine Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   6.1 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Arnica chandleri
More information about  Arnica cernua
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 20, 2018).

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