Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2104

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in forests, woodlands, grassy balds, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade

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. caroliniana   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

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

INCLUDED WITHIN Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Solidago arguta var. caroliniana

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

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Solidago boottii var. caroliniana

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

(?) -
Solidago vaseyi

 

COMMON NAME:
Cutleaf Goldenrod, Vasey's Goldenrod, Atlantic Goldenrod


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image of Solidago arguta var. caroliniana, Cutleaf Goldenrod, Vasey's Goldenrod, Atlantic Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm200706_6463

July    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

image of Solidago arguta var. caroliniana, Cutleaf Goldenrod, Vasey's Goldenrod, Atlantic Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm200804_6815

August    Spartanburg County    SC

Stem leaves gradually smaller, narrower, less toothed, eventually stalkless, per Vascular Plants of North Carolina.

image of Solidago arguta var. caroliniana, Cutleaf Goldenrod, Vasey's Goldenrod, Atlantic Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm210807_2534

August    Transylvania County    NC

DuPont State Forest

image of Solidago arguta var. caroliniana, Cutleaf Goldenrod, Vasey's Goldenrod, Atlantic Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm200907_7109

September    Greenville County    SC

image of Solidago arguta var. caroliniana, Cutleaf Goldenrod, Vasey's Goldenrod, Atlantic Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm200907_7110

September    Greenville County    SC

image of Solidago arguta var. caroliniana, Cutleaf Goldenrod, Vasey's Goldenrod, Atlantic Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm200907_7112

September    Greenville County    SC

image of Solidago arguta var. caroliniana, Cutleaf Goldenrod, Vasey's Goldenrod, Atlantic Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm200907_7113

September    Greenville County    SC

image of Solidago arguta var. caroliniana, Cutleaf Goldenrod, Vasey's Goldenrod, Atlantic Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm200920_7332

September    Pickens County    SC

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve

Grows from a rosette of ovate, sharply toothed basal leaves w winged stalks, per Vascular Plants of North Carolina.

image of Solidago arguta var. caroliniana, Cutleaf Goldenrod, Vasey's Goldenrod, Atlantic Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm200920_7333

September    Pickens County    SC

Glassy Mountain Heritage Preserve

image of Solidago arguta var. caroliniana, Cutleaf Goldenrod, Vasey's Goldenrod, Atlantic Goldenrod

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmsarguta_buzzard

Month Unknown    Oconee County    SC

Buzzard Roost Heritage Preserve

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

image of Solidago arguta var. caroliniana, Cutleaf Goldenrod, Vasey's Goldenrod, Atlantic Goldenrod

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmsargutavarcaroli_occ1

Month Unknown    Greenville County    SC

Jones Gap State Park

image of Solidago arguta var. caroliniana, Cutleaf Goldenrod, Vasey's Goldenrod, Atlantic Goldenrod

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmsargutavcarolini_wsm2

Month Unknown    Jackson County    NC

Whiteside Mountain