Solidago odora subsp. chapmanii

(A. Gray) Semple

Sida 20: 1611. 2003.

Common names: Chapman’s goldenrod
Basionym: Solidago chapmanii A. Gray Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 16: 80. 1880
Synonyms: Solidago odora var. chapmanii (A. Gray) Cronquist
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 20. Treatment on page 149. Mentioned on page 148.

Stems uniformly puberulent, sometimes with short glabrous-glabrate strips proximal to leaf bases. Mid cauline leaves mostly (15–)30–70 × 8–20 mm (2–6 times as long as wide). 2n = 18.

Phenology: Flowering Sep–Oct.
Habitat: Sandy soils, margins of woods, open pine and oak woods
Elevation: 10–50 m


Subspecies chapmanii is found mostly in peninsular Florida, seldom in the eastern panhandle. Its leaves are sometimes similar in shape to those of Solidago fistulosa, both being more ovate than in typical subsp. odora.

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Lower Taxa