Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3661

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare, endemic to a small part of the Coastal Plain of se. NC

Look for it in wet pine savannas, seepage bogs, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate, rapidly reduced and appressed to the stem upward

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in elongate inflorescences, secund or non-secund

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 pulchra   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago pulchra   FAMILY Asteraceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-49-013?:
Solidago stricta   FAMILY Asteraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Goldenrod, Beautiful Goldenrod