Taxon  Report   688    
Arnica mollis  Hook.
Cordilleran arnica,  Cordillerean anica, Hairy arnica
Arnica mollis
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Arnica mollis
© 2011 Steven Perry
Arnica mollis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Arnica mollis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Arnica mollis
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Arnica
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arnica mollis var. silvatica
ICPN: Arnica scaberrima
More information about  Arnica mollis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).