Montana Outdoors

May 31, 2010

Arnica

After reviewing many plant sites, I have reached the conclusion that I have misidentified this flower in the past, thinking it was Mule-ears.

Heart-leaf ArnicaHeart-leaf arnica, Heart-leaf leopardbane, Arnica cordifolia, Aster family

Heart-leaf Arnica (seed head)(Seed head) Heart-leaf arnica, Heart-leaf leopardbane, Arnica cordifolia, Aster family

It was some time before I understood that this bloom and this seed head go together.

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