Heart-leaf arnica

Arnica cordifolia

plant type:
forb
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm
cover:
NA

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Loam
Silt
Sand
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
1500
Max elevation:
3400
Counties: 
Apache
Coconino

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
High
Germination Overall: 
High
Germination rate: 
Fast
Germination Requirements: 
Arnica seedlings germinate uniformly at 22C
Reproduction: 
High
Establishment: 
High

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceFireFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
Citations:
Arno 1995