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Arnica lonchophylla

Arnica lonchophylla Greene

Longleaf Arnica

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: ARLO5

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Ovate
Leaf Margin: Dentate , Denticulate
Leaf Apex: Acute
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Class: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AK , MN , MT , SD , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , NL , NS , NT , NU , ON , QC , SK , YT

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High

Additional resources

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


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

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