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Stiff Goldenrod - Solidago rigida
Other Names:  Oligoneuron rigidum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S3S4

Agency Status
USFWS:
USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Plants from a branched caudex or short rhizome. Stems erect, simple, 20–70 cm. Herbage densely puberulent. Leaves basal and cauline; basal long-petiolate with lanceolate to ovate, entire to serrate blades 5–12 cm long; cauline becoming sessile upward. Inflorescence corymbiform, hemispheric. Involucres campanulate, 5–8 mm high; phyllaries linear-oblong, striate, canescent. Rays 6 to 13; ligules 2–3 mm long. Disk flowers 14 to 35; corollas 4–5 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Our plants are variety humilis Porter.

Species Range
Present
 


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

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 19

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