8849.000 Solidago L.

Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D., Carolin, R.C. & Tindale, M. (1994) Flora of the Sydney Region 4th edition, Griffin Press Ltd., Netley, South Australia

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs up to 150 cm high, with stolons and rhizomes. Leaves alternate, simple, sessile, glabrous or pubescent, serrate, 3-veined. Heads numerous on one side of the rhachis, in a terminal pyramidal panicle. Involucre 2-3 mm in diameter. Ray florets in 1 row, rays yellow. Disc florets tubular, yellow. Pappus of fine hairs.

Worldwide: 100-120 species, mostly native to North America and Mexico.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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canadensis L.

Other sources of information about Solidago:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Solidago
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Solidago
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Solidago
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Solidago
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Solidago
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Solidago
JSTOR Plant Science: Solidago
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Solidago
Plants of the World Online: Solidago
Tropicos: Solidago
Wikipedia: Solidago

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Solidago.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1738, retrieved 20 June 2024

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