Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1982

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in NC)

Look for it in sandhills and dry pinelands, per Weakley's Flora

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...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 tortifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago tortifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-49-025:
Solidago tortifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Leafy Pinelands Goldenrod, Leafy Pineywoods Goldenrod, twistleaf goldenrod


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image of Solidago tortifolia, Leafy Pinelands Goldenrod, Leafy Pineywoods Goldenrod, twistleaf goldenrod

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_soto2_001_lvd

        

image of Solidago tortifolia, Leafy Pinelands Goldenrod, Leafy Pineywoods Goldenrod, twistleaf goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm0505t_23

May    Williamsburg County    SC

Larger leaves linear to lance-linear, 2-7(10)mm wide, twisted at base, per Weakley's Flora.