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Yellow or Orange Flowers ( Daisy-like Flowers )
Composite Family (Compositae)

Alpine Arnica
Arnica alpina

Season: July/August
Habitat:
 Subalpine on both sides of Continental Divide
Height:
 5-20 cm

Description: Found at higher elevations than the similar heart-leaved arnica, the alpine arnica can be distinguished from its more common relative by its linear leaves. The flower is typically arnica-like with a yellow disk surrounded by yellow petal-like ray florets. The end of each petal shows three shallow notches. The stem is woolly.

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