Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1415

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Look for it in dry open woodlands, dry slopes, often in sandy or rocky soils, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Variable ...Dry

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 & alternate (reduced upward)

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. boottii   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago arguta var. boottii   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

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

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Solidago boottii

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Solidago strigosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Boott's Goldenrod, Cutleaf Goldenrod


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image of Solidago arguta var. boottii, Boott's Goldenrod, Cutleaf Goldenrod

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_sobo_001_lvd