Solidago caesia
Family: Asteraceae
axillary goldenrod,  more...
[Solidago axillaris Pursh,  more]
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Etymology: Solidago: from Latin solido, meaning "to make whole or heal" and a reference to the supposed, medicinal qualities of these plants
Plants: erect, perennial, 12"-40" tall forb; stems round, smooth, arching, bluish
Leaves: lance-like, sharply toothed, all mostly the same size, mostly along the stem, tapering to almost stalkless base
Flowers: usually 3-4 cream to yellow rays; inflorescence from the leaf axils in small, short clusters; blooms Aug.-Oct.
Fruits: hairy dry seed on fluffy pappus
Habitat: woods, forests; in rich soil
Conservation Status: Endangered
Solidago caesia
Solidago caesia image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Solidago caesia image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Solidago caesia image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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