Solidago caesia var. zedia

R. E. Cook & Semple

Sida 21: 221, fig. 1. 2004.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 126.

Stems weakly arching. Leaves: proximal midcauline broadly lanceolate to rhombic, shorter, 5–9 × 1.3–2.4 cm. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering Sep–Oct.
Habitat: Shaded thickets and woods near creeks, wet lowlands
Elevation: 20–200 m

Distribution

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Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., La., Miss.

Discussion

Variety zedia occurs in scattered locations across the wet lowlands of the southeastern United States.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually triangular +  and linear +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
secund +, corymbo-paniculiform +, paniculiform +  and racemiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
John C. Semple +  and Rachel E. Cook +
R. E. Cook & Semple +
not persisting +
decurrent +
Solidago sect. Glomeruliflorae +
compound +  and simple +
7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br /> (1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br />) +
lanceolate;lanceolate +
5.6mm;11mm +
rugulose +  and muricate +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
yellow +  and white +
ampliate +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
beaked +, 2-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
compressed +, narrowly obconic +  and cylindric +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Ala. +, Ark. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, La. +  and Miss. +
20–200 m +
resinous +
hairy +  and glabrous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Shaded thickets and woods near creeks, wet lowlands +
indeterminate +
not nodding +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
obtuse +  and acute +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (0.72 cm7.2 mm <br />0.0072 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
campanulate +
0.48 cm4.8 mm <br />0.0048 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
0.17 cm1.7 mm <br />0.0017 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
cauline +, proximal +  and mid +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
erect;spreading +
triangular +  and narrowly lanceolate +
entire +  and slightly serrate +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br />) +
broadly lanceolate +  and rhombic +
1.3 cm13 mm <br />0.013 m <br /> (2.4 cm24 mm <br />0.024 m <br />) +
linear-lanceolate +  and oblong or ovate +
unequal +  and rarely subequal +
acute +  and lanceolate +
2-carpellate +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.37 cm3.7 mm <br />0.0037 m <br />) +
persistent +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
not persisting +
Flowering Sep–Oct. +
not stipitate-glandular +
ovate-oblanceolate +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
caudex-like +
strigillose +  and glabrous +
8 +  and 10 +
exalbuminous +
usually blue +  and purple +
straight +
1 +  and 10 +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Aster caesius +
Solidago caesia var. zedia +
Solidago caesia +
variety +
not persisting +
100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br /> (200 cm2,000 mm <br />2 m <br />) +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (100 cm1,000 mm <br />1 m <br />) +