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Hillside Arnica - Arnica fulgens


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Stems solitary, 20–40 cm with tufts of long brown hair at the base and amongst the roots. Herbage glandular pubescent. Leaves: basal oblanceolate, short-petiolate; blades entire, 3–10 cm long; cauline 2 to 4 pairs, sessile above. Heads solitary; involucre hemispheric, 12–15 mm high. Rays 10 to 23; ligules 10–25 mm long. Pappus short-barbed, white. Achenes hirsute, glandular, 3–7 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to MB south to CA, NV, UT and CO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 45

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Habitat
Grasslands, woodlands, meadows, sagebrush steppe; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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