Solidago squarrosa

Muhlenberg
Cat. Pl. Amer. Sept., 79. 1813.
Common names: Stout goldenrod verge d’or squarreuse
Endemic
Synonyms: Aster muehlenbergianus Kuntze Solidago squamosa Nuttall ex Hooker Solidago squarrosa var. ramosa Peck
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 120. Mentioned on page 119, 122, 123.

Plants 30–150 cm; caudices branching. Stems 1–5+, erect, glabrous proximal to arrays. Leaves: basal and proximal cauline tapering quickly to long, winged ciliate-margined petioles, blades ovate, 50–200 × 20–100 mm, margins serrate; mid to distal cauline sessile, blades oblanceolate, 30–100 × 8–35 mm, reduced distally and becoming lanceolate-ovate, margins entire, abaxially sparsely strigose along nerves. Heads 20–200, not secund, in narrow, elongate arrays of axillary and terminal racemiform clusters, branches and peduncles hairy, leafy-bracteate proximally. Peduncles 8–10 mm. Involucres 5–9 mm. Phyllaries (20–26) in 4–6 series, recurved, unequal, conspicuously spreading, lanceolate, margins ciliate, apices acute to obtuse, finely strigose. Ray florets 10–16; laminae 4–6.5 × 0.4–0.6 mm. Disc florets 15–30; corollas 5–5.6 mm, lobes 0.5–1.2 mm. Cypselae (obconic) 1.5–2 mm, glabrous; pappi 3–4.3 mm. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering Aug–Sep.
Habitat: Dry woods, fields and rocky slopes
Elevation: 0–1000+ m

Distribution

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N.B., Ont., Que., Conn., Del., Ind., Ky., Maine, Mass., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Pa., R.I., Vt., Va., W.Va.

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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John C. Semple +  and Rachel E. Cook +
Muhlenberg +
Stout goldenrod +  and verge d’or squarreuse +
N.B. +, Ont. +, Que. +, Conn. +, Del. +, Ind. +, Ky. +, Maine +, Mass. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Ohio +, Pa. +, R.I. +, Vt. +, Va. +  and W.Va. +
0–1000+ m +
Dry woods, fields and rocky slopes +
Flowering Aug–Sep. +
Cat. Pl. Amer. Sept., +
Aster muehlenbergianus +, Solidago squamosa +  and Solidago squarrosa var. ramosa +
Solidago squarrosa +
Solidago subsect. Squarrosae +
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