Solidago hispida Muhl.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Solidago hispida Muhl. ex Willd.

  • Description

    Species Description - Plants 1–10 dm from a branched caudex, generally spreading- hirsute throughout, sometimes sparsely or scarcely so in northern plants (these called var. arnoglossa Fernald) or the hairs occasionally mostly appressed; lvs basally disposed, the larger ones broadly oblanceolate to obovate or elliptic, toothed or entire, 8–20 × 1.5–6 cm; infl elongate and narrow, generally ± leafy-bracteate below, not at all secund, some of the lower branches sometimes elongate and stiffly ascending; invol 4–6 mm, its bracts obtuse or rounded, appearing narrower than in S. erecta, tending to be rather yellowish, the green tip often ill-defined; rays 7–14, usually deep yellow; achenes glabrous; 2n=18. Dry woods and open, often rocky places; Nf. to Minn. and S.D., s. to Ga. and Ark.

  • Common Names

    hairy goldenrod