Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1427

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Common in NC Piedmont & Coastal Plain (rare in Mountains, rare in SC)

Look for it in dry woodlands, woodland borders, roadbanks, dry pinelands, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & 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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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Solidago pinetorum   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago pinetorum   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-49-015:
Solidago pinetorum   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Small's Goldenrod, Pineywoods Goldenrod