Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4371

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas

Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare in Mountains

Look for it in sandhill seeps, mountain bogs, other saturated and sphagnous habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Yellow
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate & fertile
Inferior ovary
Flower heads in well-developed paniculate inflorescences

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Solidago aestivalis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago rugosa ssp. rugosa var. sphagnophila   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-029a?:
Solidago rugosa var. rugosa   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Solidago rugosa var. sphagnophila

 

COMMON NAME:
Peat-loving Goldenrod


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