Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1423

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in GA-NC-SC Mountains, rare in Piedmont

Look for it in meadows, pastures, roadbanks, woodland borders, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple, upper with axillary fascicles of reduced leaves
Midstem leaves not 3-nerved

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

Alternate & basal

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 juncea   FAMILY Asteraceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago juncea   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDING Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Solidago juncea var. juncea

INCLUDING Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Solidago juncea var. neobohemica

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-016:
Solidago juncea   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Early Goldenrod


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image of Solidago juncea, Early Goldenrod

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_soju_001_lvd

        

image of Solidago juncea, Early Goldenrod

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_solidago_juncea1

August    Moore County    NC

Stems glabrous [or nearly so]. Flower heads secund, in paniculiform arrays, per Flora of North America.