Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3399

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon (rare in Mountains, common in NC-SC Coastal Plain)

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (basal leaves absent at flowering)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in axillary 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):
Solidago petiolaris var. petiolaris   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago petiolaris var. petiolaris   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-49-004:
Solidago petiolaris   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
downy ragged goldenrod