Calflora
Taxon  Report   9697    
Arnica chamissonis  Less.
Chamisso arnica
Arnica chamissonis
© 2011 Louis-M. Landry
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Arnica chamissonis
© 2014 David popp
Arnica chamissonis
© 2011 Steven Perry
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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Arnica chamissonis
© 2016 Jim Moore
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Arnica
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).