Arnica mollis

Hairy Arnica

Plant erect, covered with short to long hairs and glands. Stems numerous, seldom branched. Leaves on stem, 2–4 pairs, mostly sessile, elliptical, to 8 in. long, entire or uneven and shallowly toothed; lowest leaf generally longest. Flower heads have 12–18 ray flowers 1/3–1 1/3 in. long. Grows in moist meadows, streambanks, in subalpine and alpine in higher mountains.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 8--24 inches
  • Habitat: Subalpine, Alpine, Meadow
  • Found In: Olympic Np, Mt. Rainier Np, N Cascades Np, Crater Lake Np, Wallowas, Steens
  • Native: Yes

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