Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2334

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Coastal Plain (an endemic)

Look for it in savannas, streamhead pocosins, flatwoods, swamps, seepages in pinelands, and disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

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 non-secund inflorescences (narrowly panicle-like)

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 pulverulenta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago puberula var. pulverulenta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago puberula ssp. pulverulenta

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-009b:
Solidago puberula var. pulverulenta   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Dusty Downy Goldenrod


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image of Solidago pulverulenta, Dusty Downy Goldenrod

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmspuberula_jackson

September    Jackson County    NC

Stem leaves 50-85 below narrow panicles, usually puberulent beneath, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.