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


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago altissima   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Solidago altissima ssp. altissima

INCLUDED WITHIN Guide to the Vascular Plants of the Blue Ridge (Wofford, 1989)
Solidago canadensis

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-030?:
Solidago altissima   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Solidago canadensis var. scabra

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Solidago hirsutissima

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Tall Goldenrod


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image of Solidago altissima var. pluricephala, Southern Tall Goldenrod

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_soal6_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Solidago altissima var. pluricephala   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago altissima   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Solidago altissima ssp. altissima

INCLUDED WITHIN Guide to the Vascular Plants of the Blue Ridge (Wofford, 1989)
Solidago canadensis

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-030?:
Solidago altissima   FAMILY Asteraceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Solidago canadensis var. scabra

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Solidago hirsutissima

 

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4470

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Mountains)

Habitat: Fields, roadsides, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Midstem leaves 3-nerved

Leaves chiefly on the stem (basal & lower stem leaves either withering early or equal/smaller than middle & upper stem leaves)

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:
Achene

 

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