Meadow Arnica

Arnica chamissonis

Arnica chamissonis is native to North America and is grown as a lower elevation substitute for A. montana, the European variety. Used externally by Western herbalists to treat pain and inflamation from sprains, muscle strain, and bruises.

Water: Needs lots of water

Hardiness: Frost Hardy


Habit: Cold hardy creeping perennial that spreads prolifically by rhizomes over Winter, Summer blooming yellow aster-type flowers, 8" to 13" tall

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Moist, slightly acidic soil

Origin: North America, mid to high elevations of Canada and Alaska

Meadow Arnica