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