Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3597

Forb
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it on coastal dunes, dune slacks, maritime wet grasslands, tidal marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in elongate secund 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 sempervirens   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago sempervirens ssp. sempervirens

 

COMMON NAME:
Northern Seaside Goldenrod


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image of Solidago sempervirens

JK Marlow    jkm130906_041

September    Washington County    ME

Lower leaves oblanceolate to narrowly ovate, gradually tapering to petiole, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Solidago sempervirens

JK Marlow    jkm130906_042

September    Washington County    ME

image of Solidago sempervirens

JK Marlow    jkm130906_044

September    Washington County    ME

Leaves somewhat fleshy, the stem leaves reduced but not very markedly so, per Weakley's Flora.