Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3711

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont) (an endemic)

Look for it in pocosins, seepage slopes, bogs, wetlands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Midstem leaves 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
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary

Flower heads in well-developed paniculate 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 rugosa var. celtidifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago rugosa ssp. aspera var. celtidifolia

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-029b:
Solidago rugosa var. celtidifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Hackberry-leaf Goldenrod


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image of Solidago rugosa var. celtidifolia, Hackberry-leaf Goldenrod

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_sodr_001_lvd

        

image of Solidago rugosa var. celtidifolia, Hackberry-leaf Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm210507_0070

May    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

image of Solidago rugosa var. celtidifolia, Hackberry-leaf Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm210603_0933

June    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

image of Solidago rugosa var. celtidifolia, Hackberry-leaf Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm210610_1235

June    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

Herbage moderately to densely hairy, per Flora of North America.

image of Solidago rugosa var. celtidifolia, Hackberry-leaf Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm210709_1941

July    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

image of Solidago rugosa var. celtidifolia, Hackberry-leaf Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm210907_3541

September    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

image of Solidago rugosa var. celtidifolia, Hackberry-leaf Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm210907_3541b

September    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

Upper stem leaves ovate, much reduced relative to leaves lower on the stem, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

image of Solidago rugosa var. celtidifolia, Hackberry-leaf Goldenrod

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_srugosa_celtidifolia1

October    Moore County    NC

image of Solidago rugosa var. celtidifolia, Hackberry-leaf Goldenrod

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_srugosa_celtidifolia2

October        

Stems moderately hairy, upper stem often arching, branches few or none, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.

image of Solidago rugosa var. celtidifolia, Hackberry-leaf Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm211012_4238

October    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

image of Solidago rugosa var. celtidifolia, Hackberry-leaf Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm211012_4243

October    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

Stem leaves dark green, ovate, thick-textured with prominent veins, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.