Taxon  Report   693    
Arnica spathulata  Greene
Klamath arnica
Arnica spathulata
© 2007 Keir Morse
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Arnica spathulata
© 2007 Keir Morse
Arnica spathulata
© 2007 Keir Morse
Arnica spathulata, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, Oregon.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Arnica spathulata
© 2014 John Doyen
Genus: Arnica
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 5.5; (strict endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Arnica cusickii
PLANTS: Arnica spathulata ssp. eastwoodiae
PLANTS: Arnica spathulata var. eastwoodiae
More information about  Arnica spathulata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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).