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Bigelowia nudata ssp. nudata (Pineland rayless goldenrod)
Brundage, Stephanie

Bigelowia nudata ssp. nudata

Bigelowia nudata (Michx.) DC. ssp. nudata

Pineland Rayless Goldenrod

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Bigelowia virgata, Chondrophora nudata, Chondrophora virgata, Chrysocoma nudata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate
Leaf Margin: Entire
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX
Native Habitat: Moist sandy loam or sandy peat, savannas, pine flatwoods, swamp margins

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Bigelowia nudata ssp. nudata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bigelowia nudata ssp. nudata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bigelowia nudata ssp. nudata


Record Modified: 2022-12-14
Research By: TWC Staff

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