[Members of the Sunflower Family Having Daisy-like Flower Heads Found West of the Cascade Mountains]

Arnicas West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington

The Genus Arnica

Nodding Arnica, Serpentine Arnica: Arnica cernua

Serpentine Arnica (Arnica cernua) with Erythronium leaf at its base.

Streambank Arnica, Clasping Arnica: Arnica amplexicaulis (Synonyms: Arnica amplexicaulis var. amplexicaulis, Arnica amplexicaulis var. piperi, Arnica lanceolata ssp. prima) -

Nodding Arnica, Serpentine Arnica: Arnica cernua -

Heart-leaf Arnica, Heart-leaf Leopardbane: Arnica cordifolia (Synonyms: Arnica cordifolia var. cordifolia, Arnica cordifolia var. pumila) -

Rayless Arnica, Rayless Leopardbane: Arnica discoidea (Synonyms: Arnica grayi, Arnica parviflora ssp. alata, Arnica parviflora ssp. parviflora) - Discoid flower heads. Ray flowers are absent.

Sticky Arnica, Sticky-leaf Arnica: Arnica ovata (Synonyms: Arnica diversifolia, Arnica amplexicaulis or mollis x cordifolia or latifolia) -

Slender Arnica, Small-head Arnica, Slender Leopardbane: Arnica gracilis (Synonym: Arnica latifolia var. gracilis) -

Broadleaf Arnica, Broad leaved Arnica, Broad-leaved Arnica, Mountain Arnica, Daffodil Leopardbane: Arnica latifolia -

Seep Spring Arnica, Longleaf Arnica, Spear-leaf Arnica, Spear-leaf Leopardbane: Arnica longifolia -

Hairy Arnica, Cordilleran Arnica, Cordilleran Leopardbane: Arnica mollis -

Sierra Arnica, Nevada Arnica, Sierran Leopardbane: Arnica nevadensis (Synonym: Arnica tomentella) -

Parry's Arnica, Nodding Arnica: Arnica parryi - Discoid flower heads. Ray flowers are absent.

Rydberg's Arnica, Subalpine Arnica, Subalpine Leopardbane: Arnica rydbergii (Synonym: Arnica aurantiaca) -

Spatulate Arnica, Klamath Arnica: Arnica spathulata -


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