Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2642

Shrub
Perennial

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

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Look for it on coastal dunes, in xeric sands of very barren, open, white-sand sandhills, on fluvial dunes, and less commonly in driest habitats in the fall-line Sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
A combination of evergreen & deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in dense terminal cymiform arrays

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):
Chrysoma pauciflosculosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Chrysoma pauciflosculosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-49-039:
Solidago pauciflosculosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Woody Goldenrod, Bush Goldenrod