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Spearleaf Arnica

Spearleaf Arnica Basics

Grows LikeForb/herb
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusFAC, FACW

Spearleaf Arnica Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSummer
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 FormBunch
Growth RateModerate
Height Mature feet2
Leaf RetentionNo
LifespanModerate
Low Growing GrassNo
Resprout AbilityNo
ErectErect
ToxicityNone

Spearleaf Arnica Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceHigh
CaCO3 ToleranceMedium
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceNone
Frost Free Days (Minimum)100
pH Minimum6
pH Maximum8
Precipitation Minimum16
Precipitation Maximum60
Root Depth (Minimum inches)10
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Shade ToleranceTolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)-33

Spearleaf Arnica Reproduction

Bloom PeriodEarly Summer
Commercial AvailabilityNo Known Source
Fruit Seed AbundanceMedium
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
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 SprigsNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed per Pound450000
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorMedium
Seedling VigorMedium
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateNone

Spearleaf 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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Spearleaf Arnica

Spearleaf Arnica grows like a Forb/herb. Spearleaf Arnica is an Perennial. Spearleaf Arnica is Native to U.S.. Spearleaf Arnica has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FAC, FACW. Summer is when Spearleaf Arnica is actively growing. Spearleaf Arnica has a Slow growth rate after harvest. Spearleaf Arnica is not an allelopath. Spearleaf Arnica has a Medium C:N Ratio. Spearleaf Arnica has a coppice potential of No. Spearleaf Arnica is not fall conspicuous. Spearleaf Arnica has a Yellow colored flower. Spearleaf Arnica has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Spearleaf Arnica has a Porous foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Spearleaf Arnica has a Porous foliage porosity. Spearleaf Arnica has a Coarse foliage texture. Seeds of Spearleaf Arnica are Brown. Seeds of Spearleaf Arnica are No conspicuous. Spearleaf Arnica grows as a Bunch. The growth rate of Spearleaf Arnica is Moderate. The mature height of Spearleaf Arnica is 2 feet. The lifespan of Spearleaf Arnica is Moderate. The shape and orientation of Spearleaf Arnica is Erect. Spearleaf Arnica is adapted to coarse textured soils. Spearleaf Arnica is adapted to fine textured soils. Spearleaf Arnica is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Spearleaf Arnica is High. The CaCO3 tolerance of Spearleaf Arnica is Medium. Spearleaf Arnica does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Spearleaf Arnica is None. Spearleaf Arnica requires a minimum of 100 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Spearleaf Arnica is 6. The maximum pH of Spearleaf Arnica is 8. The minimum Precipitation that Spearleaf Arnica requires is 16. The maximum Precipitation that Spearleaf Arnica can handle is 60. The minimum root depth of Spearleaf Arnica is 10 inches. The salininty tolerance of Spearleaf Arnica is None. The shade tolerance of Spearleaf Arnica is Tolerant. The shade tolerance of Spearleaf Arnica is Tolerant. The minimum temperature that Spearleaf Arnica requires is -33. The bloom period of Spearleaf Arnica is Early Summer. The commerical availability of Spearleaf Arnica is No Known Source. The fruit seed abundance of Spearleaf Arnica is Medium. The fruit seed period of Spearleaf Arnica begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Spearleaf Arnica ends Summer. The fruit seed persistance of Spearleaf Arnica is No. Spearleaf Arnica is not propagated by bare roots. Spearleaf Arnica is not propagated by bulbs. Spearleaf Arnica is not propagated by container. Spearleaf Arnica is not propagated by corms. Spearleaf Arnica is not propagated by cuttings. Spearleaf Arnica is propagated by seed. Spearleaf Arnica is not propagated by sod. Spearleaf Arnica is not propagated by sprig. Spearleaf Arnica is not propagated by tubers. Spearleaf Arnica can generally yield 450000 seeds per pound of seeds. Spearleaf Arnica has a Slow seed spread rate. Spearleaf Arnica has a Medium seedling vigor. Spearleaf Arnica has a Medium seedling vigor. Spearleaf Arnica does not have a small grain. Spearleaf Arnica has a None vegatative spread rate. Spearleaf Arnica does not have a berry/nut seed product. Spearleaf Arnica is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Spearleaf Arnica does not make a good fodder product. Spearleaf Arnica does not make a good fuel wood product. Spearleaf Arnica does not make a good lumber product. Spearleaf Arnica does not make a naval store product. Spearleaf Arnica is not palatable to browse animals. Spearleaf Arnica is not palatable to grazing animals. Spearleaf Arnica is not palatable to humans. Spearleaf Arnica does not make a pulpwood product. Spearleaf Arnica does not make a veneer product. Spearleaf Arnica is of the category, Dicot.
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