SCIENTIFIC NAME: Euthamia caroliniana
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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 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.
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. FRUITS: COMMENTS: HEIGHT: 1-3 ft. DURATION:
Alternate LEAF COMPLEXITY:
Simple LEAF RETENTION: FLORAL CHARACTERISTICS
BLOOM TIME: (Aug) Sep-Dec
BLOOM COLOR: Yellow
FRUITING PERIOD: DISTRIBUTION
HABITAT TYPE: Disturbed, Moist forests, Pine savannas
NATIVE RANGE: eastern North America HORTICULTURAL
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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
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Euthamia caroliniana
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).
Key to Map SymbolsABOUT 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.
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