Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2288

Forb
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon to rare in Piedmont)

Look for it in pine savannas, moist forests, ditches, pastures, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in corymbose 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):
Euthamia caroliniana   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Euthamia caroliniana   FAMILY Asteraceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-49-038:
Solidago microcephala   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Euthamia minor

LESS THAN Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Euthamia tenuifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Slender Flat-topped Goldenrod


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image of Euthamia caroliniana

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_eumi6_001_lvd

        

image of Euthamia caroliniana

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_eute7_001_lvd

        

image of Euthamia caroliniana

JK Marlow    jkm081009_104

October    Dorchester County    SC

Euthamia has flat-topped inflorescences & fine glandular dots on its leaves, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

image of Euthamia caroliniana

JK Marlow    jkm081009_121

October    Dorchester County    SC

image of Euthamia caroliniana

JK Marlow    jkm081009_125

October    Dorchester County    SC

Leaves linear, 2-7cm long, 1-3mm wide, glabrous, 1-veined, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Euthamia caroliniana

JK Marlow    jkm161001_804

September    Chesterfield County    SC

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge