Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3397

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in upland forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

Leaves basally disposed (basal & lower stem leaves larger, petiolate, & usually persistent); middle and upper stem leaves smaller & less petiolate

Alternate & basal
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary

Flower heads in elongate non-secund inflorescences (narrowly panicle-like, wandlike, or clublike) (large showy heads loosely arranged and facing outward)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Solidago squarrosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago squarrosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago squarrosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-005:
Solidago squarrosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Solidago squarrosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Stout Goldenrod, Squarrose Goldenrod, Ragged Goldenrod


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image of Solidago squarrosa, Stout Goldenrod, Squarrose Goldenrod, Ragged Goldenrod

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_sosq_001_lvd