Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Euthamia tenuifolia (Pursh) Nutt. var. tenuifolia image
Photographer: from USDA Plants website           

Caroline A. Creevey
Family Asteraceae
Euthamia tenuifolia (Pursh) Nutt. var. tenuifolia
Coastal Plain flat-topped goldenrod, slender goldentop
Euthamia: Greek for "well-crowded," from the dense inflorescence
tenuifolia: with finely-divided, slender leaves
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 12"-40" tall, usually with sweetly scented forb
Flower: head with mostly 10-16 short, yellow rays; inflorescence flat-topped clusters of stalked heads
Fruit:dry seed on fluffy pappus
Leaf:alternate, 1 main nerve, thin and not stiff and with obvious glandular dots, about 1/8" wide, often with smaller leaves in the axils
Habitat: sun; shores, beaches; in sandy soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Euthamia caroliniana (L.) Greene ex Porter & Britton
Euthamia microphylla Greene
Euthamia remota Greene
Solidago caroliniana Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.
Solidago microphylla (Greene) Bush
Solidago remota (Greene) Friesner
Solidago tenuifolia Pursh

         
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