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Foothill Arnica

Foothill Arnica Basics

Grows LikeForb/herb
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.

Foothill Arnica Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSpring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth RateSlow
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
C:N RatioMedium
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerPorous
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous
Foliage TextureCoarse
Fruit Seed ColorBrown
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormRhizomatous
Growth RateModerate
Height Mature feet2
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanModerate
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityNo
ErectErect
ToxicityNone

Foothill Arnica Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceLow
CaCO3 ToleranceMedium
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceLow
Frost Free Days (Minimum)100
pH Minimum6.2
pH Maximum9
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)1200
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)4800
Precipitation Minimum16
Precipitation Maximum60
Root Depth (Minimum inches)10
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)-28

Foothill Arnica Reproduction

Bloom PeriodMid Spring
Commercial AvailabilityNo Known Source
Fruit Seed AbundanceMedium
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSpring
Fruit Seed Period EndsSummer
Fruit Seed PersistancesNo
Propagated by Bare RootNo
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerNo
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsYes
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound450000
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorMedium
Seedling VigorMedium
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateModerate

Foothill Arnica Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalLow
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalLow
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryDicot
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Foothill Arnica

Foothill Arnica grows like a Forb/herb. Foothill Arnica is an Perennial. Foothill Arnica is Native to U.S.. Spring and Summer is when Foothill Arnica is actively growing. Foothill Arnica has a Slow growth rate after harvest. Foothill Arnica is not an allelopath. Foothill Arnica has a Medium C:N Ratio. Foothill Arnica has a coppice potential of No. Foothill Arnica is not fall conspicuous. Foothill Arnica has a Yellow colored flower. Foothill Arnica has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Foothill Arnica has a Porous foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Foothill Arnica has a Porous foliage porosity. Foothill Arnica has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Foothill Arnica are Brown. Seeds of Foothill Arnica are No conspicuous. Foothill Arnica grows as a Rhizomatous. The growth rate of Foothill Arnica is Moderate. The mature height of Foothill Arnica is 2 feet. The lifespan of Foothill Arnica is Moderate. The shape and orientation of Foothill Arnica is Erect. Foothill Arnica is not adapted to coarse textured soils. Foothill Arnica is not adapted to fine textured soils. Foothill Arnica is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Foothill Arnica is Low. The CaCO3 tolerance of Foothill Arnica is Medium. Foothill Arnica does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Foothill Arnica is Low. Foothill Arnica requires a minimum of 100 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Foothill Arnica is 6.2. The maximum pH of Foothill Arnica is 9. The minimum planting density per acre of Foothill Arnica is 1200. The maximum planting density per acre of Foothill Arnica is 4800. The minimum Precipitation that Foothill Arnica requires is 16. The maximum Precipitation that Foothill Arnica can handle is 60. The minimum root depth of Foothill Arnica is 10 inches. The salininty tolerance of Foothill Arnica is None. The shade tolerance of Foothill Arnica is Tolerant. The shade tolerance of Foothill Arnica is Tolerant. The minimum temperature that Foothill Arnica requires is -28. The bloom period of Foothill Arnica is Mid Spring. The commerical availability of Foothill Arnica is No Known Source. The fruit seed abundance of Foothill Arnica is Medium. The fruit seed period of Foothill Arnica begins Spring. The fruit seed period of Foothill Arnica ends Summer. The fruit seed persistance of Foothill Arnica is No. Foothill Arnica is not propagated by bare roots. Foothill Arnica is not propagated by bulbs. Foothill Arnica is not propagated by container. Foothill Arnica is not propagated by corms. Foothill Arnica is not propagated by cuttings. Foothill Arnica is propagated by seed. Foothill Arnica is not propagated by sod. Foothill Arnica is propagated by sprig. Foothill Arnica is not propagated by tubers. Foothill Arnica can generally yield 450000 seeds per pound of seeds. Foothill Arnica has a Slow seed spread rate. Foothill Arnica has a Medium seedling vigor. Foothill Arnica has a Medium seedling vigor. Foothill Arnica does not have a small grain. Foothill Arnica has a Moderate vegatative spread rate. Foothill Arnica does not have a berry/nut seed product. Foothill Arnica is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Foothill Arnica does not make a good fodder product. Foothill Arnica does not make a good fuel wood product. Foothill Arnica does not make a good lumber product. Foothill Arnica does not make a naval store product. Foothill Arnica is not palatable to browse animals. Foothill Arnica is not palatable to grazing animals. Foothill Arnica is not palatable to humans. Foothill Arnica does not make a pulpwood product. Foothill Arnica does not make a veneer product. Foothill Arnica is of the category, Dicot.
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