Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Solidago ulmifolia Muhl. ex Willd. var. ulmifolia image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Hugh H. Iltis

Hugh H. Iltis

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Asteraceae
Solidago ulmifolia Muhl. ex Willd. var. ulmifolia
elm-leaved goldenrod
Solidago: from Latin solido, meaning "to make whole or heal" and a reference to the supposed, medicinal qualities of these plants
ulmifolia: elm-like leaves
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 1'-5' tall forb mostly smooth below the inflorescence; stems leafy, usually one or two from each root
Flower: heads with 3-5 yellow rays; inflorescence open, spreading, often taller than wide with the heads mostly along one side of the few, often backward-curving, long, widely-spaced branches; blooms July-Oct.
Fruit:dry seed with short hairs on fluffy pappus
Leaf:coarsely toothed, thin, elliptical, base not tapering to the stalk; larger lower leaves falling early, the smaller upper leaves persist
Habitat: dry; woods

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