Taxon  Report   683 
Arnica discoidea  Benth.
Rayless arnica
Arnica discoidea
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Arnica discoidea
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Arnica discoidea
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Arnica discoidea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Arnica discoidea
© 2004 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Arnica
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Arnica discoidea var. alata
PLANTS: Arnica discoidea var. eradiata
PLANTS: Arnica grayi
PLANTS: Arnica parviflora ssp. alata
PLANTS: Arnica parviflora
ICPN: Arnica sanhedrensis
More information about  Arnica discoidea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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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:   (Accessed: Feb 21, 2018).

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