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Arnica mollis (Hairy arnica)
Beckers, Eric

Arnica mollis

Arnica mollis Hook.

Hairy Arnica

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Arnica mollis var. silvatica

USDA Symbol: ARMO4

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Lanceolate
Leaf Margin: Denticulate , Entire
Leaf Apex: Acute
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AK , CA , CO , ID , MT , NH , NV , OR , UT , VT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , NT , NU , YT

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


Record Modified: 2015-08-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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