Solidago species

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Scientific Name Solidago altissima USDA PLANTS Symbol
SOAL6
Common Name Tall Goldenrod ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
36228
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Tall, upright perennial to 7 feet tall, numerous stems, branched in flowering portion; leaves to 6 inches long, numerous, crowded, hairy, with toothed edges; composite flower heads in large loose cluster, each 1/4-inch across with few ray petals and disk flowers. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi. Texas Status
Native
Scientific Name Solidago nemoralis USDA PLANTS Symbol
SONE
Common Name Gray Goldenrod, Prairie Goldenrod ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
36281
Family Asteraceae (Sunflower) SEINet Reference
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Description Upright, unbranched perennial with one to several stems, 8 to 24 inches high; leaves to 1 to 3 inches long, densly covered with small hairs, narrowly spatulate-ovate to oblanceolate; several to a large number (~300) of small yellow composite flower heads in large generally one-sided clusters, each about 1/2-inch across with 5 to 10 ray petals and 3 to 10 disk florets. Descr. adapted from "Wildflowers of the Texas Hillcountry" by Marshall Enquist and SEINet. Texas Status
Native

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