Leaves: basal (rosettes) usually withering by flowering; petiole bases or vasculature not persisting on rhizomes; proximalmost cauline petiolate, sometimes present at flowering; proximal and distal sometimes 3-nerved. Heads in ± paniculiform or thyrsiform arrays (wand, club, or secund cone-shaped) or in axillary clusters, sometimes in rounded corymbiform arrays. Phyllaries 1-nerved, usually not striate (3–5-nerved and striate in S. glomerata, S. lancifolia, S. roanensis) sometimes minutely stipitate-glandular, sometimes resinous. Pappus bristles in 2–3 series (shorter, outer setiform scales rarely present, outer, longer bristles apically attenuate, inner bristles longest, weakly to strongly clavate).

Distribution

North America, South America, temperate Eurasia, in tropical Asia

Discussion

Species ca. 95 (71 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

... more about "Solidago sect. Solidago"
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 +
Linnaeus +
not persisting +
decurrent +
compound +  and simple +
rugulose +  and muricate +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
yellow +  and white +
ampliate +
beaked +, 2-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
compressed +, narrowly obconic +  and cylindric +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
North America +, South America +, temperate Eurasia +  and in tropical Asia +
resinous +
stipitate-glandular +, puberulent +, pilose +, glabrous +, glabrous or +  and sparsely densely scabrous strigillose or villous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +  and homogamous +
each +  and sessile +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
campanulate;cylindric +
0.17 cm1.7 mm <br />0.0017 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
erect;spreading +
triangular +  and narrowly lanceolate +
linear-lanceolate +  and oblong or ovate +
unequal +  and rarely subequal +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
not persisting +
stipitate-glandular +
ovate-oblanceolate +
Sp. Pl. +  and Gen. Pl. ed. +
1753 +  and 1754 +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
strigillose +  and glabrous +
8 +  and 10 +
exalbuminous +
decumbent +  and ascending or erect +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Actipsis +, Aster subg. Solidago +, Leioligo +  and Oligoneuron +
Solidago sect. Solidago +
Solidago +
section +
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 />) +
tree +, shrub +  and subshrub +