[Arnicas West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Hairy Arnica, Cordilleran Arnica, Cordilleran Leopardbane

Arnica mollis

Hairy Arnica, Cordilleran Arnica: Arnica mollis

The flower head of hairy arnica as seen from Klahhane Ridge in Olympic National Park........July 26, 2008.

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

Hairy arnica as seen along the trail descending into the head of Badger Valley from Obstruction Point, Olympic National Park.........July 25, 2014.

Hairy Arnica, Cordilleran Arnica, Cordilleran Leopardbane: Arnica mollis

Hairy arnica as seen along the Hurricane Hill Trail in Olympic National Park.......July 25, 2008. Note the broad stem leaves with clasping bases, a good identifying characteristic of this species.

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

Two additional views of plants from the south-facing slopes of Klahhane Ridge in Olympic National Park.........July 26, 2008. Note the broad, bell-shaped involucres in the lower pair of photos. Click each photo to see an enlarged view.

Paul Slichter