Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1431

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it on coastal dunes, dune slacks, maritime wet grasslands, tidal marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
WinterSummer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in elongate secund inflorescences

FRUIT:
WinterSummer/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 mexicana   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago sempervirens var. mexicana   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-49-014:
Solidago sempervirens   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Solidago mexicana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago sempervirens ssp. mexicana

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Seaside Goldenrod