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Arnica acaulis (Walter) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Synonym(s): Doronicum acaule
USDA Symbol: ARAC3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
The daisy-like flower heads, with yellow ray and disk flowers, occur at the top of stout, 2 ft., whitish stems. The majority of the leaves are basal and are broad and coarsely hairy.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Root Type: Tap Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
, VA Native Distribution: PA
to GA Native Habitat:
Open, sandy pinelands; clearings; thickets
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Cold Tolerant: yes
Soil Description: Sandy soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| UPL || FACU |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
- Johnstown, PA
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff