Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4285

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (an endemic)

Look for it on moist slopes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple

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

Alternate (basal leaves absent or withered at flowering)

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

Flower heads in axillary clusters in the well-spaced upper leaves

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 flaccidifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago flaccidifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago curtisii var. flaccidifolia

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-001?:
Solidago caesia   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian Goldenrod, Mountain Goldenrod


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