Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2290

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare and scattered throughout its range

Look for it in glades, barrens, and prairie-like areas, over mafic (such as diabase) or calcareous (such as calcareous shale) rocks, and in adjacent disturbed areas, such as roadbanks and powerline rights-of-way, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate & basal

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 (5/21/15):
Solidago rigida var. glabrata   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Oligoneuron rigidum var. glabratum   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-033?:
Solidago rigida   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Solidago jacksonii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Oligoneuron jacksonii

 

COMMON NAME:
Southeastern Stiff Goldenrod, Southeastern Bold Goldenrod


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image of Solidago rigida var. glabrata, Southeastern Stiff Goldenrod, Southeastern Bold Goldenrod

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_s_rigida_glabrata_9

September        

Inflorescence corymbose (rounded); more disk flowers than ray flowers, per Weakley's Flora (2012).

image of Solidago rigida var. glabrata, Southeastern Stiff Goldenrod, Southeastern Bold Goldenrod

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_solidago_rigida_2

September        

image of Solidago rigida var. glabrata, Southeastern Stiff Goldenrod, Southeastern Bold Goldenrod

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_solidago_rigida_5

October