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Missouri Goldenrod - Solidago missouriensis


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5

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General Description
Rhizomatous. Stems ascending to erect, simple, 10–60 cm, sometimes clustered. Herbage: leaves glabrous, minutely ciliate; the inflorescence glabrate to puberulent. Leaves cauline, often also basal; basal petiolate; blades oblanceolate, entire to serrate, 3–12 cm long, usually 3-veined; cauline gradually reduced and becoming sessile upward. Inflorescence pyramidal to ovoid with spreading branches. Involucres campanulate, 2–5 mm high; phyllaries lanceolate to ovate, sometimes ciliate. Rays 7 to 14; ligules 1–3 mm long. Disk flowers 8 to 20; corollas 3–4 mm long. Achenes 1–2 mm long, glabrous to strigose (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to ON south to AZ, NM, TX and TN (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 90

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Habitat
Grasslands, meadows, fields, open forest; plains, valleys, montane, rarely higher (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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