Calflora
Taxon  Report   11349    
Arnica lanceolata  Nutt.  ssp. prima  (Maguire) Strother & S.J. Wolf
Clasping arnica
Arnica lanceolata ssp. prima
© 2015 Jim Bearden
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Arnica lanceolata ssp. prima
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Arnica lanceolata ssp. prima
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Arnica lanceolata ssp. prima, 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 lanceolata ssp. prima
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Arnica
Parent: Arnica lanceolata
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arnica amplexicaulis
More information about  Arnica lanceolata ssp. prima
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

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: Dec 17, 2018).