Asteraceae
Arnica diversifolia

Sticky Arnica

Erect. Stems 1 to several, unbranched, with sticky gland-bearing hairs. Leaves triangular, irregularly toothed; 3–4 pairs along stem, with largest pair 1–3 in. long and in the middle. Lower leaves on petioles; upper leaves sessile. Flower heads 1–5 in cluster, 8–13 ray flowers less than 1 in. long in head. Found in grassy or wet sites, on rocks, in conifer forests in high mountains.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 6--24 inches
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest, East-Side Forest, Meadow, Subalpine
  • Found In: Mt. Rainier NP, Olympic NP, N Cascades NP, Crater Lake NP
  • Native: Yes