Arnica acaulis (Walter) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Doronicum acaule
USDA Symbol: ARAC3
The daisy-like flower heads, with yellow ray and disk flowers, occur at the top of stout, 2-1/2 ft., whitish stems. The majority of the leaves are basal and are broad and coarsely hairy.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Root Type: Tap
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
DistributionUSA: AL , DC , DE , FL , GA , MD , NC , NJ , PA , SC , VA
Native Distribution: PA & MD 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
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Natural Biodiversity - Johnstown, PA
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Arnica acaulis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Arnica acaulis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Arnica acaulis
MetadataRecord Modified: 2022-09-17
Research By: TWC Staff