Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2104

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in forests, woodlands, grassy balds, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade

LEAVES:
Basal rosettes evergreen?
Simple
Basal & alternate (reduced upward)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in elongate secund 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 arguta var. caroliniana   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago arguta var. caroliniana   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-49-017?:
Solidago arguta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago arguta ssp. caroliniana var. caroliniana

 

COMMON NAME:
Vasey's Goldenrod


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image of Solidago arguta var. caroliniana

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmsarguta_buzzard

Month Unknown    Oconee County    SC

Buzzard Roost Heritage Preserve

Panicle about as broad as long, its branches bearing recurved, second heads, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Solidago arguta var. caroliniana

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmsargutavarcaroli_occ1

Month Unknown    Greenville County    SC

Jones Gap State Park

image of Solidago arguta var. caroliniana

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmsargutavcarolini_wsm2

Month Unknown    Jackson County    NC

Whiteside Mountain