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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Solidago rugosa var. aspera   FAMILY Asteraceae   Go to FSUS key



INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago rugosa ssp. aspera   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Solidago rugosa ssp. aspera var. aspera

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular flora of Illinois (Mohlenbrock, 2014)

Solidago aspera

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21 (2006)

Solidago rugosa ssp. aspera var. aspera

INCLUDED WITHIN Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Solidago rugosa ssp. aspera

INCLUDED WITHIN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)

Solidago rugosa

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-029a?:

Solidago rugosa var. rugosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Solidago altissima

 

COMMON NAME:
Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod


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image of Solidago rugosa var. aspera, Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm190802_0556

August    Greenville County    SC

image of Solidago rugosa var. aspera, Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod

Alan S. Weakley    asw_60257018_1

September    Durham County    NC

image of Solidago rugosa var. aspera, Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod

Alan S. Weakley    asw_60257018_2

September    Durham County    NC

image of Solidago rugosa var. aspera, Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod

Alan S. Weakley    asw_60257018_3

September    Durham County    NC

image of Solidago rugosa var. aspera, Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod

Alan S. Weakley    asw_60257018_4

September    Durham County    NC

image of Solidago rugosa var. aspera, Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod

Alan S. Weakley    asw_60257018_5

September    Durham County    NC

image of Solidago rugosa var. aspera, Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod

Alan S. Weakley    asw_60257018_6

September    Durham County    NC

image of Solidago rugosa var. aspera, Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod

Alan S. Weakley    asw_185794440_1

October    Chatham County    NC

Inflorescences broad, lower lateral branches generally much longer than the subtending leaves, per Weakley's Flora (2023).

image of Solidago rugosa var. aspera, Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod

Alan S. Weakley    asw_185794440_2

October    Chatham County    NC

image of Solidago rugosa var. aspera, Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod

Alan S. Weakley    asw_185794440_3

October    Chatham County    NC

image of Solidago rugosa var. aspera, Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod

Alan S. Weakley    asw_185794440_4

October    Chatham County    NC

Lvs ~ thick & firm, strongly rugose, usually subentire to bluntly serrate, apices oft only acute, per Weakley's Flora (2023).

image of Solidago rugosa var. aspera, Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod

Alan S. Weakley    asw_62080371_1

October    Orange County    NC

The inflorescence is much more open and widely branching than in vars. rugosa and cronquistiana, per Vascular Plants of North Carolina.

image of Solidago rugosa var. aspera, Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod

Alan S. Weakley    asw_62080371_2

October    Orange County    NC

Upper stem leaves lanceolate to elliptic, not much reduced relative to leaves lower on the stem, per Weakley's Flora (2023).

 

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Solidago rugosa var. aspera   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago rugosa ssp. aspera   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Solidago rugosa ssp. aspera var. aspera

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular flora of Illinois (Mohlenbrock, 2014)
Solidago aspera

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America north of Mexico, vol. 19-20-21
Solidago rugosa ssp. aspera var. aspera

INCLUDED WITHIN Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Solidago rugosa ssp. aspera

INCLUDED WITHIN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Solidago rugosa

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-029a?:
Solidago rugosa var. rugosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Solidago altissima

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3489

Forb
Perennial

Habitat: Fields, forests, roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common (uncommon in GA Coastal Plain)

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LEAVES:
Simple
Leaves pinnately veined (not 3-nerved)

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
Inferior ovary
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile

Flower heads in well-developed paniculiform inflorescences

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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