Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3446

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in prairies, sandstone glades, granite flatrocks, Altamaha Grit glades, and roadbanks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Yellow
Rays: Absent
Inferior ovary

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):
Bigelowia nuttallii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bigelowia nuttallii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Nuttall's Rayless Goldenrod


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JK Marlow    jkm110416_691

April    Etowah County    AL

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JK Marlow    jkm110416_712

April    Etowah County    AL

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_b_nuttallii_cropped

September        

Heads discoid (in glomerate clusters) in flat-topped corymbiform arrays, per Flora of North America.

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_b_nuttallii_cropped_2

October        

Basal leaves many, 1-2mm wide; plants strongly rhizomatous and colonial, per Weakley's Flora.