Arnica latifolia

Bongard

Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 2: 147. 1832

Common names: Broadleaf arnica
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 376. Mentioned on page 367.
Plants 10–50 cm. Stems usually simple, sometimes branched distally. Leaves 2–4(–6) pairs, cauline (basal leaves often persistent on sterile rosettes), petiolate (proximal, petioles relatively short, broadly winged) or sessile (mid and distal); blades lance-elliptic to ovate, 2–10 × 1–6 cm, margins serrate to dentate, apices obtuse to acute, faces glabrous or sparsely villous. Heads 1 or 3–5(–9). Involucres narrowly turbinate. Phyllaries 8–20, lanceolate to oblanceolate. Ray florets 8–15; corollas yellow. Disc florets 20–90; corollas yellow; anthers yellow. Cypselae dark brown, 5–9 mm, sparsely villous; pappi white, bristles barbellate. 2n = 38, 76.

Phenology: Flowering Jul–Aug.
Habitat: Relatively moist, montane conifer forests to subalpine meadows
Elevation: 500–3300 m

Distribution

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Alta., B.C., N.W.T., Yukon, Alaska, Calif., Colo., Idaho, Mont., Oreg., Utah, Wash., Wyo.

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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Facts about "Arnica latifolia"
AuthorSteven J. Wolf +
AuthorityBongard +
Common nameBroadleaf arnica +
DistributionAlta. +, B.C. +, N.W.T. +, Yukon +, Alaska +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, Oreg. +, Utah +, Wash. + and Wyo. +
Elevation500–3300 m +
HabitatRelatively moist, montane conifer forests to subalpine meadows +
IllustrationPresent +
Illustration copyrightFlora of North America Association +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
PhenologyFlowering Jul–Aug. +
Publication titleMém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. +
Publication year1832 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V19-20-21/V21 945.xml +
SynonymsUndefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Bahiinae + and Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Palafoxiinae +
Taxon familyAsteraceae +
Taxon nameArnica latifolia +
Taxon parentArnica +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 21 +