Solidago brachyphylla

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Solidago brachyphylla
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Photo by Guy Anglin, 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. brachyphylla
Binomial name
Solidago brachyphylla
Chapm. ex Torr. & A. Gray
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Natural range of Solidago brachyphylla from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common name: Dixie goldenrod

Taxonomic notes


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




In the Coastal Plain in Florida, S. brachyphylla has been found in wet woods; semi-shaded roadside in xeric oak woodland on ridge bordering river; amongst scattered titi along edge of small seepage slope bog; edge of wooded bluff slope near river bank; oak-pine uplands; oak-pine-hickory uplands; shortleaf/mixed hardwood forest; between hardwood forest of bayhead ravine and longleaf pine-wiregrass sand ridge; and a scrub course.[1] It has also been found in open picnic areas, open fields, and edges of golf courses. Soil types include loamy sand, sandy loam, and loamy soil.[1]

Associated species include Solidago nemoralis, S. boottii, and S. petiolaris.[1]


S. brachyphylla has been recorded to flower in August and November.[1]

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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: Ed Keppner, Lisa Keppner, Loran C. Anderson, Deborah Paul, R. S. Blaisdell, Richard S. Mitchell, R. Kral, A. F. Clewell, Gary R. Knight, R.K. Godfrey, Angus Gholson, Wilson Baker, Angela M. Reid, K. M. Robertson. States and Counties: Florida: Bay, Gadsden, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa. Compiled by Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy.