Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Alaska to New Mexico
Native to the western U.S. including Alaska and Canada. Ointments made from the flowers can be applied externally to bruises and strained muscles. Similar to European Arnica, ointments made from the flowers can be applied externally to bruises and strained muscles.
Source of plant
Richters, Baker's Acres, Richters
Stems to over 1 m, solitary and simple. Leaves in 5-10 pairs, sessile, lanceolate; capitula 5-15, to 18 mm long, ray florets to 20 mm, oblong, pale yellow.
USDA Hardiness Zone