Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Asterales > Family: Compositae > Genus: Arnica > Species: Arnica montana > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Arnica montana subsp. montana L. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)
Arnica montana subsp. atlantica A.Bolos Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)
Arnica montana subsp. montana var. alpina L Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2001)

Arnica montana L.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Atlantic - Unfavourable-Bad
Boreal - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Mediterranean - Unknown
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 1762


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

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Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Arnika, Berg-Wohlverleih German Korneck, D., M. Schnittler & I. Vollmer
Solblom Norwegian Direktoratet for Naturforvaltning
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (provisionally accepted name) Catalogue of Life
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (accepted) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2016-02-25 Germany Habitat Derogation 2013_2014 Habitat_2013_2014_GER.xml
2014-10-30 Poland National Report on Derogations under the Birds and Habitats Directives Habitats and Birds Derogations Report
2014-01-20 Bulgaria BG-NR under Habitat Directive 2011-2012 BG_HD_NReport 2011-2012
2014-01-08 Luxembourg Article 17 report 92/43/CEE 2007_2012 Luxembourg LU_species_reports-13823-134519.xml
2014-01-04 Romania RO Art.17 2007-2012 Report from 31 December 2013 RO_species_reports.xml
2013-12-30 Lithuania Third LT report on Art.17,2007-2012 LT_species_reports-131230-135438.xml
2013-12-30 Sweden Report on Implementation Measures (Art.17.1)_delivery 2013 SE_species_reports-131230-111623.xml
2013-12-09 Poland Habitats Directive Art. 17 Report PL_species_reports.xml
2013-12-04 Italy 3rd Italian national report 2013 IT_species_reports.xml
2013-09-18 Portugal Relatorio nacional sobre a implementacao da Directiva Habitats 2013 PT_species_reports.xml
2013-09-16 Belgium Second Release Art17 Belgium BE_species_reports-13916-154440.xml
2013-09-11 Spain Habitats Directive: Report Art.17 2007-2012 ES_species_reports
2013-08-23 Czech Republic CZ_Rep_HDArt17_2013_2nd_submission:corrected CZ_species_reports.xml
2008-07-07 Spain Spain's delivery of 3 July Arnica montana
2008-04-10 Germany German national report Arnica montana
2008-03-21 Slovenia Article 17 Report Arnica montana
2008-03-17 Netherlands NL Report HR 2007 Arnica montana
2008-03-05 Italy Italy Arnica montana
2008-03-04 Hungary delivery_report_art_17_HU Arnica montana
2008-03-03 Lithuania Buveiniu direktyvos igyvendinimo ataskaita Species questionnaire for Arnica montana
2008-02-28 France rapport France Arnica montana
2008-02-25 Portugal Relatório nacional sobre a implementação da Directiva Habitats Species questionnaire for Arnica montana
2008-02-22 Austria Article 17 report Austria Species questionnaire for Arnica montana
2008-01-16 Belgium Natura 2000 habitat report Species questionnaire for Arnica montana
2008-01-15 Luxembourg Article 17 report 92/43/CEE Luxembourg Species questionnaire for Arnica montana
2007-10-02 Sweden Report on Implementation Measures (Art.17.1)_delivery 2007 Species questionnaire for Arnica montana
2007-10-01 Czech Republic Species and Habitats Species questionnaire for Arnica montana
2007-10-01 Poland Report on Implementation Measures Species questionnaire for Arnica montana
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