Cremanthodium Arnicoides in Valley of Flowers
Cremanthodium arnicoides is an erect herb of height 1 m. It has stout stem. Leaves are sessile at stem and basal leaves are oblong, ovate or elliptic oblong. Flower heads are bright yellow and very attractive.
The genetic name Cremanthodium refers to nodding flowers and the specific name arnicoides means a fragrant plant belonging to sunflower family.
|June to September|
Grassy slopes and shrubberies.
Location in the Valley of flowers
This eye catching flower can be seen in the first half of Valley of flowers, up to three kilometers from the entry gate. You can also find this flower on the way to Hemkund Sahib also. (Trek from Ghangaria to Hemkund Sahib).
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