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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago porteri   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Solidago erecta

SYNONYMOUS WITH Multivariate studies of Solidago subsect. Squarrosae. (Semple, Tong, & Chong, 2017)
Solidago porteri

 

COMMON NAME:
Porter's Goldenrod


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago porteri   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Solidago erecta

SYNONYMOUS WITH Multivariate studies of Solidago subsect. Squarrosae. (Semple, Tong, & Chong, 2017)
Solidago porteri

 

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4469

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Oak savannas, barrens, woodland edges (roadsides), 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

Alternate, often also basal

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

Flower heads in elongate non-secund inflorescences which are often interrupted (heads on short divergent lateral branches)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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