Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Solidago ohioensis Riddell image
Photographer: Christopher Noll           

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Christopher Noll
Family Asteraceae
Solidago ohioensis Riddell
Ohio goldenrod
Solidago: from Latin solido, meaning "to make whole or heal" and a reference to the supposed, medicinal qualities of these plants
ohioensis: of or from Ohio
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Detailed Distribution:
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 3'-4' tall forb with smooth stems
Flower: head with 6-8 short, yellow rays; inflorescence a flat-topped cluster of many heads; blooms Aug.-Sept.
Fruit:3-5 angled, smooth, dry seed on fluffy pappus
Leaf:lance-like with a blunt tip, flat, mostly hairless, long-stalked, often with teeth above the middle, upper leaves obviously smaller, long and narrow with short to no stalk, and pointing upward
Habitat: full sun; moderate moisture to wet; prairies, swamps, beaches, bogs; in sandy, loamy, limy soil
(Glossary)

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Flora of North America (off site)
Synonyms 
Oligoneuron ohioensis (Riddell) G.N.Jones

         
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