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Arnica lessingii (Nodding arnica)
Weyand, Phyllis

Arnica lessingii

Arnica lessingii Greene

Nodding Arnica

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Arnica lessingii ssp. norbergii

USDA Symbol: ARLE2

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Oblanceolate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Apex: Acute , Obtuse
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


Canada: BC , NT , YT

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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