Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1417

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare (likely more common, but misrepresented due to confusion with S. altissima)

Look for it in old fields, pastures, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Midstem leaves 3-nerved

Leaves chiefly on the stem (basal & lower stem leaves either withering early or equal/smaller than middle & upper stem leaves)

Alternate

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

Flower heads in well-developed paniculate 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 canadensis var. hargeri   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago canadensis var. hargeri   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago canadensis var. hargeri

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Solidago canadensis var. canadensis

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Solidago canadensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Harger's Common Goldenrod, Harger's Canada Goldenrod


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