[Arnicas West of the Cascade Mountains]

Parry's Arnica, Nodding Arnica

Arnica latifolia

Close-up of the discoid flower head of Parry's Arnica, Nodding Arnica: Arnica parryi

This photo shows a close-up view of the discoid flowerhead of nodding arnica as seen along the Hurricane Hill Trail in Olympic National Park......................July 25, 2008.

Close-up sideview of the involucre of Parry's Arnica, Nodding Arnica: Arnica parryi

A close-up sideview of the involucre of nodding arnica as seen along the Hurricane Hill Trail in Olympic National Park......................July 25, 2008. Note that the stem leaves are fairy thin and glabrous.

Parry's Arnica, Nodding Arnica: Arnica parryi

Nodding arnica as seen along the Hurricane Hill Trail in Olympic National Park........................July 25, 2008. Note the nodding, discoid flower heads and 2-4 pairs of stem leaves of this species.

Paul Slichter