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Chrysoma pauciflosculosa (Woody goldenrod)
Cressler, Alan

Chrysoma pauciflosculosa

Chrysoma pauciflosculosa (Michx.) Greene

Woody Goldenrod

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Chrysoma solidaginoides, Solidago pauciflosculosa

USDA Symbol: CHPA18

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Size Notes: To about 3 feet in height.
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: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Ray and disc flowers yellow.


USA: AL , FL , GA , MS , NC , SC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Research Literature

Reslit 446 - In search of allelopathy in the Florida scrub: The role of terpenoids (1994) N. H. Fischer, G. B. Williamson, J. D. Weidenhamer...
Reslit 682 - Rates of vegetation succession on a coastal dune system in northwest Florida (1997) A. F. Johnson
Reslit 922 - Polyacetylenes from Chrysoma pauciflosculosa: Effects on Florida sandhill species (1992) M. A. Menelaou, M. Foroozesh, G. B. Williamson, F....
Reslit 923 - Sesquiterpenes from Chrysoma pauciflosculosa (1995) M. A. Menelaou, F. A. Macias, J. D. Weidenhamer, G...
Reslit 924 - Diterpenes from Chrysoma pauciflosculosa: Effects on Florida sandhill species (1993) M. A. Menelaou, J. D. Weidenhamer, G. B. Williamso...
Reslit 1480 - A revision of the Chrysobothris femorata (Olivier, 1790) species group from North America, north of Mexico (Coleoptera : Buprestidae) (2007) S. G. Wellso and G. V. Manley

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

USDA: Find Chrysoma pauciflosculosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chrysoma pauciflosculosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chrysoma pauciflosculosa


Record Modified: 2017-07-10
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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