Kentucky Nature Preserves Rare Plants

Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission

Buckley's Goldenrod
Solidago buckleyi
Family: Asteraceae

Protection Status:
State Status:  S
USFWS Status: {null}

Global Rank: G4
State Rank: S2S3

Dry to mesic woods.

Species Description:
Perennial herb.

Flowering Period: Mid August to late September.

Additional Information at NatureServe

Diagnostic Characteristics:
Leaves of Solidago buckleyi are large and coarsely serrate, are largest at mid-stem and to 14 cm in length. The inflorescence is usually made up of axillary clusters and that are subtended by leafy bracts. The pappus bristles are longer than the achene. Achenes are glabrous.

Timber removal would be detrimental. Disturbance such as ATV trails, timber removal or any activity that results in increased erosion and weed invasion will be detrimental.

Global Range:

Known Kentucky Occurrences:

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Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission
801 Teton Trail
Frankfort,KY 40601
Phone: (502) 573-2886
Fax: (502) 573-2355
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