Solidago petiolaris Ait. - Goldenrod

Solidago petiolaris plant

Family - Asteraceae

Stems - No info yet.

Solidago petiolaris stem

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Solidago petiolaris leaves

Inflorescence - No info yet.

Involucre - No info yet.

Solidago petiolaris involucreInvolucres.

Ray flowers - No info yet.

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Solidago petiolaris flowers

Flowering - May - November.

Habitat - Dry, rocky, open woods, bluffs, rocky outcrops, rocky prairies. Typically on acidic soils.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This species can be found in the southern half of Missouri. The plant can be identified by its mostly sessile, elliptic leaves, its pubescent stems, and its recurved phyllaries. The inflorescence is often more cylindric than in the photo above.
A synonym is S. milleriana MacKenzie

Photographs taken in the Tuskegee National Forest, AL., 10-12-04.


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