Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4477

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in streamhead pocosins, sandhill seepages, swamp edges, rarely inland in seepage over rock, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple

Leaves basally disposed (basal & lower stem leaves larger, petiolate, & usually persistent); middle and upper stem leaves smaller & less petiolate

Basal & alternate (gradually reduced upward)

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes short, stout

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

Flower heads in elongate secund 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 salicina   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago patula var. strictula   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago patula ssp. strictula

SYNONYMOUS WITH Neotypification of Solidago salicina (Asteraceae: Astereae) and a multivariate comparison with S. patula (Semple, Tong, and Pastolero, 2012)
Solidago salicina

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-019b:
Solidago patula var. strictula   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Roughleaf Goldenrod


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