OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Solidago pulchra   FAMILY Asteraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago pulchra   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago pulchra

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-013?:
Solidago stricta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Solidago pulchra

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Goldenrod, Beautiful Goldenrod


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image of Solidago pulchra, Carolina Goldenrod, Beautiful Goldenrod

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_solidago_pulchra1

September    Onslow County    NC

Ray flowers 8-13 per head; disk flowers 14-25 per head. Plants to 1m tall, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Solidago pulchra   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago pulchra   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago pulchra

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-013?:
Solidago stricta   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Solidago pulchra

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3661

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas

Rare, endemic to a small part of the Coastal Plain of se. NC and adjacent ne. SC

Habitat: Wet pine savannas, seepage bogs, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple

Leaves basally disposed (basal & lower stem leaves larger, petiolate, & usually persistent); middle and upper stem leaves smaller & less petiolate

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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