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Arnica fulgens (Foothill arnica)
Reveal, James L.

Arnica fulgens

Arnica fulgens Pursh

Foothill Arnica

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: ARFU3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate , Oblong
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Leaf Margin: Denticulate
Leaf Apex: Obtuse
Leaf: Green
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr


USA: CA , CO , ID , MT , ND , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , SK

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

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.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Arnica fulgens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Arnica fulgens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Arnica fulgens


Record Modified: 2018-08-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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