Solidago auriculata

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Solidago auriculata
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Photo by Fred Nation, Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae
Genus: Solidago
Species: S. auriculata
Binomial name
Solidago auriculata
Shuttlw. ex S.F. Blake
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Natural range of Solidago auriculata from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common names: Eared goldenrod, Clasping-leaf goldenrod

Taxonomic notes

Synonym: Solidago notabilis Mackenzie


A description of Solidago auriculata is provided in The Flora of North America.




In the Coastal Plain in Florida, S. auriculata can be found in limestone glades, limestone outcrops, limestone woodlands, in between limestone glades, mixed hardwood forests and oak-hickory woodlands.[1] Substrates include dry loam, sandy loam, and calcareous areas.[1]

Associated species include Quercus, Carya, Schoenus nigricans, Aristida longespica, Houstonia nigricans, Rhynchospora divergens, Scleria verticillata, and Juniperus.[1]


S. auriculata has been observed to flower in May and August through November and fruit August through November.[1][2]

Conservation, cultivation, and restoration

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References and notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Florida State University Robert K. Godfrey Herbarium database. URL: Last accessed: July 2015. Collectors: Loran C. Anderson, Robert K. Godfrey, Angus Gholson, R. F. Thorne, R. A. Davidson, R. Kral, Ann F. Johnson, Wilson Baker. States and Counties: Florida: Gadsden, Jackson. Compiled by Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy.
  2. Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. Accessed: 14 DEC 2016