Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1432

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare, endemic to sw. NC, nw. SC, and ne. GA

Look for it in thin soil mats wetted by periodic seepage on granitic domes and lower elevation montane cedar hardwood woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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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 inflorescences, secund or non-secund

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 simulans   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago simulans   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-49-020?:
Solidago uliginosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990)
Solidago gracillima

 

COMMON NAME:
Granite Dome Goldenrod, Cliffside Goldenrod