Solidago petiolaris Ait. - Goldenrod
Family - Asteraceae
Close-up of the flowers.
Flowering - September - November.
Habitat - Pinelands, upland woods, flatwoods, bogs, bay swamps, rock outcrops, bluffs, rocky open woods. Typically on acidic soils.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This species can be found mainly in the south and central portions of Alabama. The plant is found on acidic soils. The inforescence is often more cylindric than in the photo above.
Photographs taken in the Tuskegee Natinal Forest, AL., 10-12-04.