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Arnica parryi  A. Gray
Nodding arnica,   Parry's arnica
Arnica parryi is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Bloom Period
Genus: Arnica
Family: Asteraceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Toxicity: Do not eat any part of this plant.

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFArnica parryi ssp. parryi
JEFArnica parryi ssp. sonnei
JEFArnica sonnei
Information about  Arnica parryi from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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[Wikipedia] Range, Habitat: Arnica parryi is a North American species of flowering plant known by the common names Parry's arnica or nodding arnica.[3] It is native to western Canada (Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta) and the western United States as far south as Inyo County, California and McKinley County, New Mexico. It grows in temperate coniferous forests and alpine meadows in mountainous areas, primarily the Rocky Mountains, Cascades, and Sierra Nevada. (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)

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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 05/25/2024).