Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Solidago uliginosa Nutt. image
Photographer: Christopher Noll           

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Eric J. Epstein

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Merel R. Black

Scott A. Milburn
Family Asteraceae
Solidago uliginosa Nutt.
northern bog goldenrod
Solidago: from Latin solido, meaning "to make whole or heal" and a reference to the supposed, medicinal qualities of these plants
uliginosa: in marshes
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 1'-5' tall forb mostly smooth except for inflorescence; round stems
Flower: head with 1-8 yellow rays; inflorescence a 7" short-branched, spike-like cluster much longer than wide; blooms July-Sept.
Fruit:mostly smooth, dry seed on fluffy pappus
Leaf:long and narrow, 7-15 times as long as wide and tapering to stalk, bases clasping, upper side smooth, upper leaves obviously smaller
Habitat: wet; bogs, meadows, forests

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Flora of North America (off site)
Solidago chrysolepis Fernald
Solidago humilis Pursh var. peracuta Fernald
Solidago linoides Torr. & A.Gray
Solidago neglecta Torr. & A.Gray
Solidago purshii Porter
Solidago uliginosa Nutt. var. linoides (Torr. & A.Gray) Fernald
Solidago uliginosa Nutt. var. neglecta (Torr. & A.Gray) Fernald
Solidago uliginosa Nutt. var. peracuta (Fernald) Friesner
Solidago uliginosa Nutt. var. uliginosa
Solidago uniligulata (DC.) Porter
Solidago uniligulata (DC.) Porter var. neglecta (Torr. & A.Gray) Fernald

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