Taxon: Arnica cordifolia Hook.

 
Genus: Arnica
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 409582
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 1:331. 1834
Name Verified on: 28-Dec-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Dec-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • heart-leaf arnica  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbal Drugs; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Herbal Drugs)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - South Dakota
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Michigan
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - Manitoba, - British Columbia

References:

  • Bisset, N. G., ed. Herbal drugs and phytopharmaceuticals. A handbook for practice on a scientific basis. 1994 (Herbal Drugs)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Foster, S. & C. Hobbs A field guide to Western medicinal plants and herbs. 2002 (W Med Pl Herbs)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Peirce, A. The American Pharmaceutical Association practical guide to natural medicines. 1999 (Pract Guide Nat Med)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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