Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4476

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in dry woodlands, bluffs, glades, and barrens over mafic or calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Midstem leaves 3-nerved

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

Alternate (basal & lower stem leaves usually absent or withered at flowering)

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes short

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 radula   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago radula var. radula   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago radula

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Solidago radula var. stenolepis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-023:
Solidago radula   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Rough Goldenrod


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