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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Bigelowia nuttallii   FAMILY Asteraceae__   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bigelowia nuttallii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Nuttall's Rayless Goldenrod


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image of Bigelowia nuttallii, Nuttall's Rayless Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm110416_691

April    Etowah County    AL

image of Bigelowia nuttallii, Nuttall's Rayless Goldenrod

JK Marlow    jkm110416_712

April    Etowah County    AL

image of Bigelowia nuttallii, Nuttall's Rayless Goldenrod

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_b_nuttallii_cropped

September        

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

image of Bigelowia nuttallii, Nuttall's Rayless Goldenrod

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.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Bigelowia nuttallii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Bigelowia nuttallii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3446

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Habitat: Prairies, sandstone glades, granite flatrocks, Altamaha Grit glades, and roadbanks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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