Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3861

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in limestone barrens, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate (basal present or absent at flowering)

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Solidago speciosa var. rigidiuscula   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago speciosa var. rigidiuscula   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago speciosa ssp. speciosa var. rigidiuscula

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

 

COMMON NAME:
showy goldenrod