|Scientific Name||Solidago nemoralis||USDA PLANTS Symbol||SONE|
|Common Name||Gray Goldenrod, Prairie Goldenrod||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||36281|
|Description||Habitat: Caliche soils in dry, open areas and along roadsides.
Plant: Upright, unbranched perennial with one to several stems, 8 to 24 inches high.
Leaves: Narrowly spatulate-ovate to oblanceolate stem leaves 1 to 3 inches long, densely covered with small hairs.
Inflorescence: Several to a large number (~300) of small yellow composite flower heads in large generally one-sided clusters, each blossom about 1/2-inch across with 5 to 10 rays and 3 to 10 disk florets.
Bloom Period: August to November.
References: "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist, "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston, and SEINet.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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