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Euthamia caroliniana

Euthamia caroliniana (L.) Greene ex Porter & Britton

slender goldentop

Synonym(s): Euthamia microcephala, Euthamia microphylla, Euthamia minor, Euthamia tenuifolia, Euthamia tenuifolia var. tenuifolia, Solidago caroliniana, Solidago microcephala, Solidago microphylla, Solidago minor, Solidago tenuifolia
Euthamia caroliniana (Slender Goldentop)
Image ID: 8317
Image by: Parkins, Grant Morrow
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: EUCA26
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Euthamia caroliniana
Include in WOTAS: 1
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2017-12-04

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: EUTHA
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Euthamia
GENUS AUTHORITY: Nutt. ex Cass.
GENUS COMMON: Goldentop
GENUS SUMMARY: A genus of about 8-10 species, herbs, of North America. There are a number of serious problems remaining in our knowledge of Euthamia.
GENUS IDENTIFICATION:
GENUS REFERENCES: Sorrie (in prep.)=V; Haines in FNA (2006b); Sieren (1981)=Z; Taylor & Taylor (1983)=Y; Johnson (1995)=X; Cronquist (1980)=SE.

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: ASTERA
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Asteraceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: Dumortier 1822 or COMPOSITAE Giseke 1792
FAMILY COMMON: Aster Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 1500-1700 genera and 20,000-25,000 species, shrubs, herbs, trees, and vines, cosmopolitan in distribution.
FAMILY REFERENCE: Cronquist (1980)=SE throughout family treatment.

NCBG DESCRIPTIVES

INTRO: Erect, rhizomatous perennial of pine savannas, moist forests, ditches, pastures and other disturbed areas.
STEMS: Stems unbranched, smooth or slightly hairy.
LEAVES: Leaves alternate, linear, 1-2 3/4 in. long, somewhat drooping but ascending and smaller upward, gland-dotted; clusters of shorter leaves often grow in axils of the primary leaves.
INFLORESCENCE:
FLOWERS: Composite flowers (heads) in large, branched terminal clusters; 1/3 in. wide; consisting of 7-16 short, yellow ray florets encircling a yellow center disk composed of several 5-lobed, tubular florets.
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COMMENTS:
HEIGHT: 1-3 ft.

DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Herb

LEAF ARRANGEMENT: Alternate
LEAF COMPLEXITY: Simple
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FLORAL CHARACTERISTICS
SYMMETRY: Mixed
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BLOOM COLOR: Yellow
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DISTRIBUTION
HABITAT TYPE: Disturbed, Moist forests, Pine savannas
NATIVE RANGE: eastern North America

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SOIL MOISTURE: Average, Moist/Wet
LIGHT EXPOSURE: Sun, Part Shade
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GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
599 SOS 2015-11-03 Driskill View
889 SOS 2016-11-17 Faucette View
2087 NPMD 2020-11-20 Adams View
2358 NPMD 2019-11-20 Touloupas View


USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: EUCA26
USDA Common Name: Slender Goldentop
Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Distribution: USA (AL, CT, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA, VT), CAN (NS)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb

NATIONAL WETLAND INDICATOR STATUS

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC FACW FAC

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2016 National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.3 (Lichvar, R.W., D.L. Banks, W.N. Kirchner, and N.C. Melvin. 2016. The National Wetland Plant List: 2016 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2016-30: 1-17. Published 28 April 2016. ISSN 2153 733X). Regions: AGCP-Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain, AK-Alaska, AW-Arid West, CB-Caribbean, EMP-Eastern Mountains and Piedmont, GP-Great Plains, HI-Hawaii, MW-Midwest, NCNE-Northcentral and Northeast, WMCV-Western Mountains, Valleys & Coast

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Euthamia caroliniana
COMMON NAME:
SYNONYMY: [= FNA, Il, K, Pa, WH3, V, Va, X; > Solidago microcephala (Nuttall) Bush - F, G, RAB; >< Solidago tenuifolia Pursh - RAB; > E. tenuifolia (Pursh) Nuttall var. microcephala Nuttall - C; > E. tenuifolia var. tenuifolia - C; > Solidago tenuifolia var. tenuifolia - F; > Solidago tenuifolia - G; < E. tenuifolia - GW (also see E. hirtipes); > E. minor (Michaux) Greene - GW, SE; = E. minor - S; > E. tenuifolia (Pursh) Nuttall - SE; = E. tenuifolia - W, Z]
PHENOLOGY: (Aug) Sep-Dec.
HABITAT: Pine savannas, moist forests, ditches, pastures, disturbed areas.
COMMENTS: S. ME south to s. FL and west to se. LA, mainly on the Coastal Plain, extending somewhat into the Piedmont in places (reports from farther north or farther west are based on misidentifications or on broader circumscriptions of the taxon).
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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Asteraceae Dumortier 1822 or COMPOSITAE Giseke 1792 (Aster Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 1500-1700 genera and 20,000-25,000 species, shrubs, herbs, trees, and vines, cosmopolitan in distribution.
REFERENCE: Cronquist (1980)=SE throughout family treatment.
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Euthamia Nutt. ex Cass. (Goldentop)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 8-10 species, herbs, of North America. There are a number of serious problems remaining in our knowledge of Euthamia.
REFERENCE: Sorrie (in prep.)=V; Haines in FNA (2006b); Sieren (1981)=Z; Taylor & Taylor (1983)=Y; Johnson (1995)=X; Cronquist (1980)=SE.

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Euthamia caroliniana in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Euthamia caroliniana in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Euthamia caroliniana in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Euthamia caroliniana in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Euthamia caroliniana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Euthamia caroliniana

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 8317
ID IMAGE2: 0
ID IMAGE3: 8317

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