OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Bluestem Goldenrod, Axillary Goldenrod, Wreath Goldenrod, Bridal-wreath Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago caesia   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Solidago caesia   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago caesia 179-49-001   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Moist forested slopes

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Appalachian Goldenrod, Mountain Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago flaccidifolia   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago flaccidifolia   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago caesia 179-49-001?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Forests

Uncommon in NC Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Curtis's Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago curtisii   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Solidago curtisii   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago curtisii var. curtisii 179-49-002   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Moist forested slopes, and rarely in mafic woodlands in the Piedmont of VA

Common (rare in Piedmont), endemic to the Central & Southern Appalachians

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Zigzag Goldenrod, Broadleaf Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago flexicaulis   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago flexicaulis   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago flexicaulis 179-49-003   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Moist wooded slopes, especially over calcareous or mafic rocks

Common in Mountains, rare in Piedmont

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Downy Ragged Goldenrod, Downy Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago petiolaris var. petiolaris   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago petiolaris var. petiolaris   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago petiolaris 179-49-004   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Upland forests and woodlands

Common in Carolina Coastal Plain, rare in GA Mountains, uncommon elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Buckley’s Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago buckleyi   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago buckleyi   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Forests, open ridgetop and bluff woodlands

Rare

Native to Alabama & possibly Georgia

 


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Common Name: Stout Goldenrod, Squarrose Goldenrod, Ragged Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago squarrosa   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago squarrosa   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago squarrosa 179-49-005   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Upland forests

Historically in NC, but not recently seen

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Skunk Goldenrod, Clustered Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago glomerata   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago glomerata   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago glomerata 179-49-006   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: High elevation situations, including grassy balds, rock outcrops, heath balds, northern hardwood forests, and spruce-fir forests

Uncommon, narrowly endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Blue Ridge Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago spithamaea   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago spithamaea   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago spithamaea 179-49-007   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: In crevices of sloping to nearly vertical outcrops of high elevation rocky summits on Grandfather Mountain, Hanging Rock Mountain, and Roan Mountain

Rare, narrowly endemic to three mountains in NC-TN

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Silverrod, White Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago bicolor   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago bicolor   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago bicolor 179-49-008   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Woodlands, roadbanks, pastures

Common in NC, rare in GA-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Hairy Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago hispida var. hispida   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Solidago hispida var. hispida   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Dry rocky forests and woodland edges

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Downy Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago puberula   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago puberula var. puberula   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago puberula var. puberula 179-49-009a   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, wet meadows, and wet pastures, in dry acid soils in VA and WV

Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in GA-SC Mountains, rare in Piedmont

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Dusty Downy Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago pulverulenta   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago puberula var. pulverulenta   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago puberula var. pulverulenta 179-49-009b   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Savannas, streamhead pocosins, flatwoods, swamps, seepages in pinelands, and disturbed areas

Common in Carolina Coastal Plain, uncommon in GA, rare in Piedmont

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Roan Mountain Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago roanensis   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago roanensis   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago roanensis 179-49-010   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Forests, woodlands, roadbanks

Common in Carolina Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: South Carolina Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago austrocaroliniana   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Moist clay soils

Rare

Native to South Carolina

 


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Common Name: Kral's Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago kralii   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills

Rare

 


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camera icon Common Name: Yadkin River Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago plumosa   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago plumosa   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: In crevices of outcrops in rocky, flood-scoured riverbanks

Rare (an endemic), known only from the gorge of the Yadkin River in c. NC

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Slender Goldenrod, Erect Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago erecta   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago erecta   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago erecta 179-49-011   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Woodlands, old fields, woodland borders, grassy balds

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Porter's Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago porteri   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago porteri   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Oak savannas, barrens, woodland edges (roadsides)

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Showy Goldenrod, Noble Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago speciosa   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago speciosa var. speciosa   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago speciosa 179-49-012   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Pastures, forests, woodlands, roadbanks

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain) (rare in GA Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Narrowleaf Showy Goldenrod, Slender Showy Goldenrod, Stiff-leaved Showy Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago rigidiuscula   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago speciosa var. rigidiuscula   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Limestone barrens

Rare

Native to Georgia & possibly the Carolinas

 


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Common Name: Southern Wand Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago virgata   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (MISAPPLIED) PLANTS National Database: Solidago stricta   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago stricta 179-49-013   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine savannas, Coastal Plain bogs, pocosins, marshes

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Carolina Goldenrod, Beautiful Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago pulchra   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago pulchra   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago stricta 179-49-013?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, seepage bogs

Uncommon in NC Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon Common Name: Northern Seaside Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago sempervirens   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago sempervirens var. sempervirens   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago sempervirens 179-49-014   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Coastal dunes, dune slacks, maritime wet grasslands, tidal marshes

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Seaside Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago mexicana   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago sempervirens var. mexicana   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago sempervirens 179-49-014?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Coastal dunes, dune slacks, maritime wet grasslands, tidal marshes

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Small's Goldenrod, Pineywoods Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago pinetorum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago pinetorum   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago pinetorum 179-49-015   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Dry woodlands, woodland borders, roadbanks, dry pinelands

Common in NC Piedmont & Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Early Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago juncea   FAMILY: Asteraceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Solidago juncea   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago juncea 179-49-016   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Meadows, pastures, roadbanks, woodland borders

Common in NC Mountains, rare in SC, uncommon elsewhere in GA & NC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Vasey's Goldenrod, Atlantic Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago vaseyi   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago arguta var. caroliniana   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago arguta 179-49-017   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Forests, woodlands, grassy balds

Common (uncommon in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Forest Goldenrod, Sharp-leaved Goldenrod, Cutleaf Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago arguta   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Solidago arguta   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago arguta 179-49-017?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Woodlands, woodland borders, road margins

Uncommon in Mountains, rare elsewhere in NC

Native to North Carolina

 


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Common Name: Atlantic Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago tarda   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Solidago arguta   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago arguta 179-49-017?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, other dry pinelands, xeric fluvial sand ridges, Piedmont barrens and rocky woodlands

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Boott's Goldenrod, Cutleaf Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago boottii   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago arguta var. boottii   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago arguta 179-49-017?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Dry open woodlands, dry slopes, often in sandy or rocky soils

Rare

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Gorge Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago faucibus   FAMILY: Asteraceae

(?) PLANTS National Database: Solidago faucibus   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests

Rare

Native to South Carolina

 


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Common Name: Southern Bog Goldenrod, Graceful Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago gracillima   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Solidago gracillima   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago gracillima 179-49-018   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, seepage bogs

Rare (an endemic)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Southern Bog Goldenrod, Southern Goldenrod, Piedmont Wand Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago austrina   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Solidago gracillima   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago gracillima 179-49-018?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Piedmont prairie remnants, openings in xeric hardpan forests, upland depressions, clay roadbanks and powerline rights-of-way, post oak savannas, and open oak-hickory woodlands

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Pine Barren Bog Goldenrod, Northern Wand Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago stricta   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Solidago gracillima   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago gracillima 179-49-018?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Bogs and pine savannas

Rare (an endemic)

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern Roughleaf Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago patula   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago patula var. patula   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago patula var. patula 179-49-019a   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, seepages over mafic rocks, grassy balds (as Whitetop Mountain)

Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in GA-SC Mountains, rare in Piedmont

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Southern Roughleaf Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago salicina   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago patula var. strictula   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago patula var. strictula 179-49-019b   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Streamhead pocosins, sandhill seepages, swamp edges, rarely inland in seepage over rock

Uncommon in Carolina Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Northern Bog Goldenrod, Swamp Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago uliginosa var. uliginosa   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago uliginosa var. uliginosa   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago uliginosa 179-49-020   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, wet meadows, mafic fens, acidic seepage swamps

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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Common Name: bog goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago uliginosa var. linoides   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago uliginosa var. linoides   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Bogs

Native

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Granite Dome Goldenrod, Cliffside Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago simulans   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago simulans   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago uliginosa 179-49-020??   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: In thin soil mats wetted by periodic seepage on granitic domes and lower elevation montane cedar hardwood woodlands

Rare, endemic to sw. NC, nw. SC, and ne. GA

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Heartleaf Goldenrod, False Goldenrod, Limestone Goldenrod, Autumn Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago sphacelata   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago sphacelata   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago sphacelata 179-49-021   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Rock outcrops and dry rocky forests, usually over calcareous or mafic rocks

Uncommon (rare in SC) (rare in GA Piedmont)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Eastern Gray Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago nemoralis var. nemoralis   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago nemoralis var. nemoralis   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago nemoralis 179-49-022   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Woodlands, glades, barrens, roadbanks

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Rough Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago radula   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Solidago radula var. radula   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago radula 179-49-023   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Calcareous prairies, dry woodlands, bluffs, glades, and barrens over mafic or calcareous rocks

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Licorice Goldenrod, Sweet Goldenrod, Anise Goldenrod, Anise-scented Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago odora   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago odora var. odora   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago odora 179-49-024   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Dry forests and woodlands, especially in dry pinelands, such as sandhills, of the Coastal Plain, inland in dry, fire-maintained sites, such as glades, barrens, and ridgetop pine-oak woodlands

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Chapman's Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago chapmanii   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago odora var. chapmanii   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills, dry, open hammocks, pine rocklands

Rare in GA

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Twistleaf Goldenrod, Leafy Pineywoods Goldenrod, Leafy Pinelands Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago tortifolia   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago tortifolia   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago tortifolia 179-49-025   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Longleaf pine sandhills and other dry pinelands

Uncommon (rare in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Pine Barren Goldenrod, Hairy Pineywoods Goldenrod, Shaggy Pineywoods Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago fistulosa   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago fistulosa   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago fistulosa 179-49-026   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Pocosins, swamp forests, wet pine savannas, wet pine flatwoods, maritime forests

Common in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Coastal Swamp Goldenrod, Elliott's goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago latissimifolia   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago latissimifolia   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago elliottii 179-49-027   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Pocosins, swamp forests, sandhill seepages, sandhill-pocosin ecotones

Uncommon in NC-SC, rare in GA

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Elmleaf Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago ulmifolia   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Solidago ulmifolia var. ulmifolia   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago ulmifolia 179-49-028   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Rocky forests and woodlands, especially on mafic and calcareous substrates, moist hammocks (in FL)

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Dixie Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago brachyphylla   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Solidago brachyphylla   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Open woodlands, bluff forests

Rare

Native to South Carolina & Georgia & possibly North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod, Roughstem Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago rugosa var. rugosa   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Solidago rugosa ssp. rugosa var. rugosa   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago rugosa var. rugosa 179-49-029a   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Fields, forests, wetlands

Common in Carolina Mountains, uncommon in Carolina Piedmont (rare in GA)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago rugosa var. aspera   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Solidago rugosa ssp. aspera   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago rugosa var. rugosa 179-49-029a?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Fields, forests, roadsides

Common (uncommon in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Cronquist's Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod, Cronquist's Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago rugosa var. cronquistiana   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Solidago rugosa ssp. aspera   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago rugosa var. rugosa 179-49-029a?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: High elevation balds and forests

Uncommon in NC Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Peat-loving Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago aestivalis   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago rugosa ssp. rugosa var. sphagnophila   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago rugosa var. rugosa 179-49-029a?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Sandhill seeps, mountain bogs, other saturated and sphagnous habitats

Uncommon in NC Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in Carolinas)

Native to the Carolinas

 


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Common Name: Drummond's Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago drummondii   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Calcareous bluffs and ledges

Native: Midwest US

 


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Common Name: Eastern Missouri Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago missouriensis var. fasciculata   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago missouriensis var. fasciculata   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Prairies, barrens, woodlands, barrens, "Coosa prairies"

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Hackberry-leaf Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago rugosa var. celtidifolia   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Solidago rugosa ssp. aspera   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago rugosa var. celtidifolia 179-49-029b   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Pocosins, seepage slopes, bogs, wetlands

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

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tall Goldenrod, Field Goldenrod, Common Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago altissima var. altissima   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago altissima   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago altissima 179-49-030   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, disturbed areas

Common (uncommon in SC Piedmont & NC Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Southern Tall Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago altissima var. pluricephala   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Solidago altissima   FAMILY: Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Solidago altissima 179-49-030?   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, disturbed areas

Common (rare in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Canada Goldenrod

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Solidago canadensis var. canadensis   FAMILY: Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Solidago canadensis var. canadensis   FAMILY: Asteraceae

 

Habitat: Old fields, pastures, roadsides

Native: north of the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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