The whole plant is toxic and should only be used for external applications to unbroken skin
There are no edible uses listed for Arnica diversifolia.
This plant is used as a hair conditioner
. No further details are given.
Antiecchymotic, antiphlogistic, nervine, sternutatory, vulnerary
Seed - sow early spring in a cold frame
. Only just cover the seed and make sure that the compost does not dry out. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse or cold frame for their first winter. Plant out in late spring or early summer.
Division in spring
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We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will be hardy in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors in most parts of this country. This is a convenient name for a complex of apparent hybrids involving A. mollis or A. amplexicaulis with A. cordifolia or A. latifolia
. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Prefers a moist, well-drained humus rich soil, preferably lime-free. Prefers a mixture of sand, loam and peat.
Problems, pests & diseases
Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Arnica diversifolia. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.
Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Arnica diversifolia.
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Material uses & Functions
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? 1.01.11.21.31.4 Schofield. J. J. Discovering Wild Plants - Alaska, W. Canada and the Northwest. ()
? 2.02.1 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)
? 3.03.1 Hitchcock. C. L. Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest. University of Washington Press (1955-00-00)