Calflora
Taxon  Report   9697    
Arnica chamissonis  Less.
Chamisso arnica
Arnica chamissonis
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Arnica chamissonis
© 2011 Steven Perry
Arnica chamissonis
© 2014 Steve Matson
Arnica chamissonis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Arnica chamissonis
© 2011 Steven Perry
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arnica foliosa var. incana
ICPN: Arnica foliosa
ICPN: Arnica chamissonis ssp. foliosa
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More information about  Arnica chamissonis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARCH3)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2018).

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