Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1430

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont (rare in GA)

Look for it in fields, forests, wetlands, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in well-developed paniculate 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 rugosa var. rugosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago rugosa ssp. rugosa var. rugosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-49-029a:
Solidago rugosa var. rugosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database
Solidago rugosa ssp. rugosa var. villosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago rugosa ssp. rugosa var. rugosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Wrinkle-leaf goldenrod, Rough-stemmed Goldenrod


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image of Solidago rugosa var. rugosa

JK Marlow    jkm0308u_11

August    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

A curving panicle of branchlets lined with yellow florets, per Gardening with the Native Plants of Tennessee.

image of Solidago rugosa var. rugosa

JK Marlow    jkm141023_231

October    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Mid-stem leaves widest below the middle, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Solidago rugosa var. rugosa

JK Marlow    jkm141023_233

October    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Ray florets (0.9)1-1.6(2.3)mm long, per Flora of North America.

image of Solidago rugosa var. rugosa

JK Marlow    jkm141023_235

October    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Lf relatively thin, not very rugose, usually sharply serrate, apices acuminate, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Solidago rugosa var. rugosa

JK Marlow    jkm141023_236

October    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Herbage sparsely to moderately relatively soft-hairy, per Flora of North America.

image of Solidago rugosa var. rugosa

JK Marlow    jkm141023_238

October    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Involucres narrowly campanulate, (2)2.5-3.5(4.5)mm, per Flora of North America.

image of Solidago rugosa var. rugosa

JK Marlow    jkm141023_240

October    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

Typical var. rugosa is a generally more northern race of the species, per Flora of North America.

image of Solidago rugosa var. rugosa

JK Marlow    jkm141023_242

October    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Solidago rugosa var. rugosa

JK Marlow    jkm141023_243

October    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail