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Arnica cordifolia (heartleaf arnica)

Author(s): William R. Reed
Year Published: 1993
Description:

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Arnica cordifolia (heartleaf arnica) to fire--how fire affects the species and its habitat, and fire management considerations. Information is also provided on the species' taxonomy, distribution, basic biology, and general management. This species review can be used for fire management, restoration planning, NEPA documents, and postfire rehabilitation planning. It may also be helpful in wildlife and habitat management, and as a source of information on the general ecology of individual species.

Citation: Reed, William R. 1993. Arnica cordifolia (heartleaf arnica). In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). Available: http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/plants/forb/arncor/all.html.
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Vegetation
Ecosystem(s): Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Montane wet mixed-conifer forest, Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest, Subalpine dry spruce-fir forest, Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna, Alpine/subalpine shrubland/meadow, Sagebrush steppe
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10811
FEIS Number: 567
Record updated: Mar 14, 2018