Solidago rugosa var. sphagnophila

C. Graves

Rhodora 6: 183. 1904.

Endemic
Synonyms: Solidago aestivalis E. P. Bicknell
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 147. Mentioned on page 144, 146.

Herbage glabrous. Distal cauline leaf-blades lanceolate, somewhat reduced distally. Heads in compact to lax pyramidal arrays, branches divergent and recurved arrays. Rays florets 5–12.2n = 18, 54.


Phenology: Flowering Aug–Oct.
Habitat: Sandy and boggy soils, cedar woods and wet ground
Elevation: 0–100+ m

Distribution

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N.S., Conn., Maine, Mass., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Pa., R.I., S.C., Va.

Discussion

Variety sphagnophila is a distinctive cedar-swamp race in its pure form. Intermediates with var. rugosa occur in areas of sympatry.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
distinct +
6.8 cm68 mm <br />0.068 m <br /> (10.4 cm104 mm <br />0.104 m <br />) +
hispido-strigose +
subequal +
scarious +
20mm +  and 25mm +
usually triangular +  and linear +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
secund +, open +  and congested +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
pyramidal +
John C. Semple +  and Rachel E. Cook +
C. Graves +
not persisting +
decurrent +
Solidago (sect. Undefined) ser. Venosae +
7.5 cm75 mm <br />0.075 m <br /> (9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br />) +
2.2 cm22 mm <br />0.022 m <br /> (3.2 cm32 mm <br />0.032 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (7.5 cm75 mm <br />0.075 m <br />) +
hispido-strigose +
ovate;elliptic;lanceolate;acute;attenuate +
reduced +, reduced to much +  and largest +
12mm;22mm +
rugulose +  and muricate +
linear-lanceolate +  and ovate +
leafy-bracteate +
proximalmost +
elongate +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
yellow +  and white +
ampliate +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
beaked +, 2-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
compressed +, narrowly obconic +  and cylindric +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
N.S. +, Conn. +, Maine +, Mass. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, Pa. +, R.I. +, S.C. +  and Va. +
0–100+ m +
resinous +
6.8 cm68 mm <br />0.068 m <br /> (10.4 cm104 mm <br />0.104 m <br />) +
hispido-strigose +
acute;attenuate +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Sandy and boggy soils, cedar woods and wet ground +
36 cm360 mm <br />0.36 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
indeterminate +
7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br /> (36 cm360 mm <br />0.36 m <br />) +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br /> (26 cm260 mm <br />0.26 m <br />) +
each +  and sessile +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
campanulate +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
0.17 cm1.7 mm <br />0.0017 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.16 cm1.6 mm <br />0.0016 m <br /> (0.23 cm2.3 mm <br />0.0023 m <br />) +
1mm;1.6mm +
0.4mm;0.7mm +
scented +  and not anise +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.13 cm1.3 mm <br />0.0013 m <br />) +
erect;spreading +
triangular +  and narrowly lanceolate +
68mm;104mm +
hispido-strigose +
acute +  and attenuate +
20mm +  and 25mm +
scented +  and not anise +
linear-lanceolate +  and oblong or ovate +
unequal +  and rarely subequal +
6.8 cm68 mm <br />0.068 m <br /> (10.4 cm104 mm <br />0.104 m <br />) +
hispido-strigose +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
0.18 cm1.8 mm <br />0.0018 m <br /> (0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br />) +
hispido-strigillose +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.18 cm1.8 mm <br />0.0018 m <br />) +
not persisting +
Flowering Aug–Oct. +
stipitate-glandular +
lanceolate +  and linear-lanceolate acute +
ovate-oblanceolate +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
strigillose +  and glabrous +
8 +  and 10 +
exalbuminous +
1 +  and 50 +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Solidago aestivalis +
Solidago rugosa var. sphagnophila +
Solidago rugosa +
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 />) +