Taxon  Report   690    
Arnica parryi  A. Gray
Nodding arnica,  Parry's arnica
Arnica parryi
© 2011 Jean Pawek
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Arnica parryi
© 2005 Steve Matson
Arnica parryi
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Arnica parryi, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Arnica parryi
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Arnica
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Arnica parryi ssp. parryi
ICPN: Arnica sonnei
ICPN: Arnica parryi ssp. sonnei
More information about  Arnica parryi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 21, 2019).