Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1416

Forb
Perennial

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

Common (rare in Mountains)

Look for it on moist forested slopes, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in axillary 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 caesia var. caesia   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago caesia   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-49-001:
Solidago caesia   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Bluestem Goldenrod, Wreath Goldenrod, Axillary Goldenrod, Bridal-wreath Goldenrod


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image of Solidago caesia var. caesia

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_soca4_001_lvd

        

image of Solidago caesia var. caesia

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_soca4_005_lvd

        

image of Solidago caesia var. caesia

JK Marlow    jkm100314_118

March    Decatur County    GA

image of Solidago caesia var. caesia

JK Marlow    jkm120727_966

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Flowers in nearly sessile clusters in upper axils. Stem arching, glaucous, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Solidago caesia var. caesia

JK Marlow    jkm120727_968

July    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Solidago caesia var. caesia

JK Marlow    jkm120727_971

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Leaves elliptic, apex acuminate, margins serrate, base cuneate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.