Wild Florida Photo - Solidago odora

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Solidago odora

  var.  chapmanii


Florida native


A common plant of sandhills and dry open hammocks throughout most of the peninsula and a few central panhandle counties. Also occurs in Georgia.
Growing to 137 cm (4-1/2 ft.) tall, with many heads of yellow florets borne along one side of the branches. Leaves alternate, entire, lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, dark green on both surfaces, fairly evenly pubescent, although sometimes with a glabrous or sub-glabrous strip below the leaf base. Stem below the inflorescence distinctly pubescent.

Solidago odora is a member of the Asteraceae - Aster family.

Other species of the Solidago genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Solidago fistulosa - PINEBARREN GOLDENROD
  View  Solidago sempervirens - SEASIDE GOLDENROD
  View  Solidago stricta - WAND GOLDENROD

Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.

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