Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1422

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Common, narrowly endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Look for it in high elevation situations, including grassy balds, rock outcrops, heath balds, , and spruce-fir forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Basal rosettes evergreen
Simple
Basal rosette & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
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 glomerata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago glomerata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-49-006:
Solidago glomerata   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Skunk Goldenrod, Cluster Goldenrod