Solidago mollis Bartl.

  • 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 mollis Bartl.

  • Description

    Species Description - Plants rhizomatous, 1–6 dm; herbage densely spreading- hirtellous throughout, or the stem glabrous below; lvs chiefly cauline, numerous and crowded, triple- nerved, elliptic and sessile (or the lower cauline oblanceolate and obscurely petiolate), rounded to acute at the tip, the larger ones 3–10 cm × 8–40 mm, the middle ones 2.5–4 times as long as wide; infl dense, paniculiform or occasionally compactly thyrsoid, the lower branches often ± recurved-secund; invol 3.5–6 mm, glabrous, its bracts imbricate, rounded to acutish, firm, the broader ones 0.8–1.3 mm wide; rays 6–9, 3–5 mm, relatively broad; disk-fls 3–8; achenes short-hairy; 2n=36, 54. Plains, dry hills, and dry, open woods; w. Minn. and Io. to Man. and Okla., w. to Mont. and Colo.

  • Common Names

    velvety goldenrod