Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4474

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in NC-SC, rare in GA

Look for it in pocosins, swamp forests, sandhill seepages, sandhill-pocosin ecotones, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Midstem leaves not 3-nerved

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

Alternate

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes long, slender

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 (10/20/20):
Solidago latissimifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Solidago latissimifolia   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Solidago latissimifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 179-49-027:
Solidago elliottii   FAMILY Asteraceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Coastal Swamp Goldenrod, Elliott's goldenrod


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image of Solidago latissimifolia, Coastal Swamp Goldenrod, Elliott's goldenrod

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_soel2_001_lvd