Arnica lanceolata

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Clasping Arnica: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Arnica lanceolata prima
Clasping Arnica (Arnica lanceolata prima): Fairly common perennial herb with yellow daisy-like flowers found in riparian areas, meadows and along roadsides.

Taxonomic changes make tracking collections a little difficult. In ARCTOS, most seem to be linked with A. lanceolata, while in e-Flora BC, more are associated strictly with A. lanceolata ssp. prima.

In ARCTOS, collections from throughout much of the region, though more weighted towards the outer coast. Gaps in the extreme south, and in the central inner islands and mainland, but probably occurs throughout.

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Other References

  • Hall 2010: (as A. amplexicaulis) - Occasional; along streams, wet areas, lake shores, mountain slopes, subalpine meadows, and open forests.
  • Muller: gen; wet areas, open forest

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