Calflora
Taxon  Report   686    
Arnica latifolia  Bong.
Broadleaf arnica,  Mountain arnica
Arnica latifolia
© 2011 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Arnica latifolia, 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 latifolia
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Arnica
Communities: Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arnica latifolia var. angustifolia
More information about  Arnica latifolia
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ARLA8)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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 20, 2018).

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