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Solidago juncea Aiton
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Solidago juncea, Early Goldenrod
© Copyright Sheryl Pollock 2011 · 8
Solidago juncea, Early Goldenrod

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Solidago juncea, Early Goldenrod
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Solidago juncea, Early Goldenrod
Solidago juncea, Early Goldenrod
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Solidago juncea, Early Goldenrod

Solidago juncea, Early Goldenrod
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Solidago juncea, Early Goldenrod
Solidago juncea, Early Goldenrod
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Solidago juncea, Early Goldenrod

Solidago juncea
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Solidago juncea
Solidago juncea, Early Goldenrod
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Solidago juncea, Early Goldenrod

Solidago juncea, Early Goldenrod
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Solidago juncea, leaf and flower
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Solidago juncea, leaf and flower

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena hirticincta @ CUIC_ENT (3)

Andrena nubecula @ CUIC_ENT (4)

Andrena placata @ CUIC_ENT (9)

Perdita octomaculata @ CUIC_ENT (28)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ NCSU_ENT (1)

Prociphilus ( @ NCSU (1)

Uroleucon ( @ NCSU (8)

Uroleucon nigrotuberculatum @ NCSU (13)
Apidae  Bombus bohemicus @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Bombus terricola @ UCRC_ENT (8)

Bombus vagans @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Melissodes druriella @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Melissodes illata @ CUIC_ENT (2)
Coleosporiaceae  Coleosporium asterum @ BPI (8)

Coleosporium solidaginis @ BPI (81)
Colletidae  Colletes simulans @ CUIC_ENT (5)
Dermateaceae  Pyrenopeziza artemisiae @ BPI (3)
Elsinoaceae  Elsinoe solidaginis @ BPI (1)
Glomerellaceae  Colletotrichum solitarium @ BPI (1)
Gnomoniaceae  Laestadia biennis @ BPI (2)
Halictidae  Halictus rubicundus @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum birkmanni @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum lineatulum @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Lasioglossum paradmirandum @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum versatum @ CUIC_ENT (2)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora solidaginis @ BPI (2)

Cercosporella nivea @ BPI (1)

Ramularia virgaureae @ BPI (2)

Septoria fumosa @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia asterum @ BPI (2)

Puccinia extensicola-solidaginis @ BPI (1)

Puccinia extensicola @ BPI (3)
_  Leptothyrium tumidulum @ BPI (2)

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Solidago juncea Ait. Early Goldenrod
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Solidago juncea
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Solidago juncea Aiton
early goldenrod

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Symbol: SOJU
Group: Dicot
Family: Asteraceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
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Symbol Scientific Name
SOJUN Solidago juncea Aiton var. neobohemica Fernald
SOJUR Solidago juncea Aiton var. ramosa Porter & Britton


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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae – Aster family
Genus Solidago L. – goldenrod
Species Solidago juncea Aiton – early goldenrod

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42. Solidago juncea Aiton, Hort. Kew. 3: 213. 1789.

Early goldenrod , verge d'or junciforme

Solidago arguta Aiton var. juncea (Aiton) Torrey & A. Gray; S. arguta var. scabrella Torrey & A. Gray; S. juncea var. neobohemica Fernald ; S. juncea var. ramosa Porter & Britton ; S. juncea var. scabrella (Torrey & A. Gray) A. Gray

Plants 30—120 cm; caudices branching, sometimes with elongate rhizomes forming new rosettes. Stems 1—10+ , erect, glabrous, sometimes sparsely hairy in arrays; usually with fascicles of small leaves in axils of distal leaves. Leaves: basal and proximal cauline tapering gradually to winged petioles, blades oblanceolate to ovate, 100—300 × 20—70 mm, usually multiple lateral nerves pronounced, margins sharply serrate, ciliate, faces glabrous; mid to distal cauline sessile, blades linear-lanceolate, 30—50 × 8—11 mm, reduced distally, margins entire or finely serrate. Heads 60—450 , secund, in paniculiform arrays, openly secund-pyramidal with proximal branches spreading-recurved, or as broad as long with proximal branches widely ascending, recurved (elm-tree shaped). Peduncles 1.5—6 mm, glabrous or sparsely strigillose; bracteoles 0—2, linear. Involucres narrowly campanulate, 3—4 mm. Phyllaries in 3—4 series, strongly unequal, outer ovate, acute, inner lanceolate, obtuse. Ray florets 7—12; laminae 2—2.5 × 0.2—0.5 mm. Disc florets 8—15; corollas 2.5—3 mm, lobes 0.5—0.8 mm. Cypselae 0.9—1.5 mm, sparsely strigose; pappi 2.5—3.5 mm. 2 n = 18.

Flowering Jul—Sep. Open sandy soils, disturbed areas, fields; 0—1000+ m; Man., N.B., N.S., Ont., P.E.I., Que.; Ala., Ark., Conn., Del., Ga., Ill., Ind., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Pa., R.I., S.C., Tenn., Vt., Va., W.Va., Wis.

Several varieties of Solidago juncea have been described; they do not appear to warrant recognition, each grading into the other.

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