Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1413

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in woodlands, woodland borders, road margins, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Variable

LEAVES:
Basal rosettes evergreen?
Simple

Leaves basally disposed (basal & lower stem leaves larger, petiolate, & usually persistent); middle and upper stem leaves smaller & less petiolate

Basal rosette & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary

Flower heads in elongate secund inflorescences

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Solidago arguta var. arguta   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago arguta var. arguta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago arguta ssp. arguta var. arguta

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-017?:
Solidago arguta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Solidago arguta

 

COMMON NAME:
Forest Goldenrod, Sharp-leaved Goldenrod, Cutleaf Goldenrod


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image of Solidago arguta var. arguta, Forest Goldenrod, Sharp-leaved Goldenrod, Cutleaf Goldenrod

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmsargutassparguta_brp

Month Unknown        NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Panicle about as broad as long, its branches bearing recurved, second heads, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.