OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Solidago arguta   FAMILY Asteraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago arguta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH A multivariate study of Solidago sect. Argutae (Asteraceae: Astereae) (Semple et al., 2021)
Solidago arguta

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago arguta ssp. arguta var. arguta

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990)
Solidago arguta ssp. arguta

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-017?:
Solidago arguta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Solidago arguta

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Solidago arguta

 

COMMON NAME:
Forest Goldenrod, Sharp-leaved Goldenrod, Cutleaf Goldenrod


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image of Solidago arguta, Forest Goldenrod, Sharp-leaved Goldenrod, Cutleaf Goldenrod

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmsargutassparguta_brp

Month Unknown        NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Panicle about as broad as long, its branches bearing recurved, second heads, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Solidago arguta   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago arguta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH A multivariate study of Solidago sect. Argutae (Asteraceae: Astereae) (Semple et al., 2021)
Solidago arguta

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago arguta ssp. arguta var. arguta

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990)
Solidago arguta ssp. arguta

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-017?:
Solidago arguta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Solidago arguta

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Solidago arguta

 

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1413

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Uncommon in Mountains, rare elsewhere in NC

Habitat: woodlands, woodland borders, road margins, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Basal rosettes evergreen?
Simple

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

Basal rosette & alternate

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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