Solidago velutina subsp. californica

(Nuttall) Semple

Sida 20: 1616. 2003.

Common names: California goldenrod
Endemic
Basionym: Solidago californica Nuttall Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., n. s. 7: 328. 1841
Synonyms: Aster californicus (Nuttall) Kuntze S. californica var. aperta L. F. Henderson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 161. Mentioned on page 160.

Stems and leaves moderately to densely strigillose. Outer phyllaries sparsely strigillose. 2n = 18, 36.


Phenology: Flowering Jul–Oct.
Habitat: Dry sandy and gravelly, open to grass-covered soils, along streambeds, open woods, roadsides, disturbed areas
Elevation: 0–2200+ m

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
not tailed +, rounded +  and obtuse +
distinct +
subequal +
scarious +
usually triangular +  and linear +
usually deltate +  and lanceolate +
thyrsiform +  and secund-pyramidal paniculiform +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
cone--shaped +
narrow +  and broad +
John C. Semple +  and Rachel E. Cook +
(Nuttall) Semple +
not persisting +
decurrent +
Solidago californica +
compound +  and simple +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
tapering;elliptic;oblanceolate or obovate +
3mm;12mm +
rugulose +  and muricate +
linear-lanceolate +
California goldenrod +
not 2-lipped +  and actinomorphic +
yellow +  and white +
ampliate +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
beaked +, 2-ribbed +  and 5-ribbed +
compressed +, narrowly obconic +  and cylindric +
fertile +  and bisexual +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Calif. +  and Oreg. +
0–2200+ m +
resinous +
strigoso-puberulent +, glabrate +  and moderately scabroso-strigose +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Dry sandy and gravelly, open to grass-covered soils, along streambeds, open woods, roadsides, disturbed areas +
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 +
0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 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 />) +
0.07 cm0.7 mm <br />7.0e-4 m <br /> (0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br />) +
2.9mm;6.3mm +
0.3mm;0.7mm +
subsessille +  and sessile +
persisting +
cauline +, mid +, proximal +  and basal +
strigillose +
tapering +
erect;spreading +
triangular +  and narrowly lanceolate +
entire +  and sharply serrate +
reduced +  and largest +
linear-lanceolate +  and oblong or ovate +
unequal +  and rarely subequal +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.47 cm4.7 mm <br />0.0047 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
not persisting +
Flowering Jul–Oct. +
strigillose +  and glabrous +
obtuse +, acute +, lanceolate +  and oblong +
ovate-oblanceolate +
petiolate +  and subpetiolate +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
strigillose +  and glabrous +
8 +  and 10 +
exalbuminous +
ascending +  and erect +
appendaged +  and truncate +
papillate +  and smooth +
Aster californicus +  and S. californica var. aperta +
Solidago velutina subsp. californica +
Solidago velutina +
subspecies +
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 />) +