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Spearleaf Arnica

Arnica longifolia D. C. Eat.

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Plants 30–60(–110) cm. Stems (often relatively numerous, clustered in clonal patches) simple. Leaves 5–7 pairs, mostly cauline (basal leaves usually withered by flowering); sessile or subsessile (proximalmost with connate-sheathing bases); blades lanceolate to lance-elliptic, 5–12(–15) × 1.5–3.5 cm, margins usually entire, rarely denticulate, apices acute to acuminate, faces scabrid-puberulent, sometimes glandular (distal leaves not much reduced). Heads 3–20(–35). Involucres turbinate-campanulate. Phyllaries 11–15(–20), narrow to broadly lanceolate. Ray florets 6–15; corollas yellow. Disc florets 6–11; corollas yellow; anthers yellow. Cypselae brown to black, 3–7 mm, glabrous or sparsely hirsutulous, stipitate-glandular; pappi stramineous to tawny, bristles barbellate to subplumose. 2n = 57, 76.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
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Flora of North America Vol. 21: 368, 374 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Synonym

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Arnica longifolia subsp. myriadenia (Piper) Maguire; A. myriadenia Piper
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
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Flora of North America Vol. 21: 368, 374 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Arnica longifolia

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Arnica longifolia is a North American species of arnica in the sunflower family, known by the common names seep-spring arnica,[2]:112 longleaf arnica and spearleaf arnica.[3] This flowering perennial is native to the forests of western Canada (British Columbia + Alberta) and the western United States (Rocky Mountains, Cascades, Coast Ranges, Sierra Nevada and other mountains of California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, and Montana).[4]

Arnica longifolia is a rhizomatous plant forming large bunching patches of groundcover in moist, cool areas. The foliage is rough, mint-green, and sometimes sticky with glandular secretions. The stems are erect and bear daisylike flower heads with deep yellow ray florets and yellow to reddish or orange disc florets. The fruit is a reddish achene with a small pappus.[5]

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Arnica longifolia: Brief Summary

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Arnica longifolia is a North American species of arnica in the sunflower family, known by the common names seep-spring arnica,:112 longleaf arnica and spearleaf arnica. This flowering perennial is native to the forests of western Canada (British Columbia + Alberta) and the western United States (Rocky Mountains, Cascades, Coast Ranges, Sierra Nevada and other mountains of California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, and Montana).

Arnica longifolia is a rhizomatous plant forming large bunching patches of groundcover in moist, cool areas. The foliage is rough, mint-green, and sometimes sticky with glandular secretions. The stems are erect and bear daisylike flower heads with deep yellow ray florets and yellow to reddish or orange disc florets. The fruit is a reddish achene with a small pappus.

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