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Lanceleaf Arnica (Arnica lanceolata)

  • Global Rank: G3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: ME, NB, NH, NU, NY, QC, VT
  • Nature Serve ID: 141986
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Eatons Bur-marigold, is an annual member of the Sunflower Family with small flowering heads that look daisies. It can be distinguished from similar species because it has simple, not compound, leaves, the stalks of the leaves are winged, and its flowering heads only have 7-30 flowers. Eatons Bur-marigold is only found growing in tidal areas, in either marshes or flats in and in either salt or freshwater. (Maine Natural Areas Program, 2013; New England Wildflower Society, 2017). As of 2016, Eatons Bur-marigold was listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN because of its very restricted range (Northeastern America) and the many threats to it persistence, such as habitat degradation, human development and pollution.

Where is Lanceleaf Arnica (Arnica lanceolata) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Lanceleaf Arnica can be found in Maine, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Nunavut, Quebec, Vermont

Which CPC Partners conserve Lanceleaf Arnica (Arnica lanceolata)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

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Taxon Arnica lanceolata
Authority Nutt.
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 6045
ITIS 36565
Duration Perennial
Common Names Lanceleaf Arnica | Arnica | Arnica à Aigrettes Brunes
Associated Scientific Names Arnica lanceolata | Arnica petiolaris | Arnica mollis var. petiolaris | Arnica lanceolata subsp. lanceolata
State Rank
State State Rank
Maine S2
New Brunswick S3
New Hampshire S1
Nunavut SNR/SU
New York SNR
Quebec SNR
Vermont SX
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