Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2287

Forb
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in pine savannas, Coastal Plain bogs, pocosins, marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, rapidly reduced and appressed to the stem upward

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 stricta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago stricta   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-49-013:
Solidago stricta   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Wand Goldenrod, Slim Goldenrod


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image of Solidago stricta

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_sost_001_lvd

        

image of Solidago stricta

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmsstricta_wardfield

September-October    Berkeley County    SC

image of Solidago stricta

JK Marlow    jkm081009_046

October    Dorchester County    SC

Flowers in narrow panicles; rays 3-7, disc flowers 8-12, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

image of Solidago stricta

JK Marlow    jkm081009_047

October    Dorchester County    SC

Cauline leaves rapidly reduced & appressed to the stem upward, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Solidago stricta

JK Marlow    jkm081009_049

October    Dorchester County    SC