OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Solidago rigida   FAMILY Asteraceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oligoneuron rigidum var. rigidum   FAMILY Asteraceae

(?) Weakley's Flora (2020)
Oligoneuron rigidum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago rigida ssp. rigida

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Solidago rigida ssp. rigida

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-033:
Solidago rigida   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Solidago rigida var. rigida

INCLUDED WITHIN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Solidago rigida

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Solidago rigida var. grandiflorus

 

COMMON NAME:
Midwestern Stiff Goldenrod, Hard-leaved Goldenrod, Midwestern Bold Goldenrod, Stiff-leaved Goldenrod


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image of Solidago rigida, Midwestern Stiff Goldenrod, Hard-leaved Goldenrod, Midwestern Bold Goldenrod, Stiff-leaved Goldenrod

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_sori2_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Solidago rigida   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oligoneuron rigidum var. rigidum   FAMILY Asteraceae

(?) Weakley's Flora (2020)
Oligoneuron rigidum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago rigida ssp. rigida

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Solidago rigida ssp. rigida

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-033:
Solidago rigida   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Solidago rigida var. rigida

INCLUDED WITHIN Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Solidago rigida

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Solidago rigida var. grandiflorus

 

Find by scientific name:

1428

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in glades, barrens, and prairie-like areas, over mafic or calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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full sun partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate & basal

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary

Flower heads in corymbose inflorescences

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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