Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1414

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in GA & SC)

Look for it in woodlands, roadbanks, pastures, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: White
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in elongate non-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 (11/30/12):
Solidago bicolor   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago bicolor   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-49-008:
Solidago bicolor   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Silverrod, White Goldenrod


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image of Solidago bicolor

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_sobi_001_lvd

        

image of Solidago bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm080928_102

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Found in dry woods and open places, often in large numbers, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Solidago bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm080928_109

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Solidago bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm090913_132

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Solidago bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm090913_136

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Solidago bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm090913_141

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Stems 12-36" tall, soft-hairy, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.

image of Solidago bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm090913_144

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Leaf apex acute, margins crenate to crenate-serrate, base cuneate to attenuate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Solidago bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm090913_215

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

It has a stiff wandlike stem and a narrow elongate panicle, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Solidago bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm090913_221

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Solidago bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm140907_418

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

The only Solidago species with white rays, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Solidago bicolor

JK Marlow    jkm140907_420

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Solidago bicolor

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_s_bicolor_silverrodwh

September