Photos of Solidago-rigida-~-Oligoneuron-rigidum-~-stiff-goldenrod

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Solidago rigida ~ Oligoneuron rigidum ~ stiff goldenrod



  • FACU

  • Michigan C Value: 5

  • a flat–topped goldenrod

  • clump–forming (like all flat topped goldenrods)

  • enormous heads

  • furry, velvety foliage

  • very stiff stem and branches

  • leaves ascending

  • only 1 conspicuous main vein on leaf

  • leaves get larger toward the base

  • large basal leaves

  • large basal rosette

  • dryer prairies

  • found primarily in Southern Michigan

  • all flat–topped goldenrods have basal rosettes; only this species and S. ohioensis have large leaves on rosettes

  • native

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