Kentucky Nature Preserves Rare Plants

Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission

Southern Bog Goldenrod
Solidago gracillima
Family: Asteraceae

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

Global Rank: G4?
State Rank: S2?

Swamps and wet open rocky river banks.

Species Description:
Perennial herb.

Flowering Period: Early September to mid October.
Fruiting Period: Early October to mid October.

Additional Information at NatureServe

Diagnostic Characteristics:
This is a plant of swamps and wet riverbanks. Basal leaves are sheathing -clasping athe base, and leave are large, to 35 cm. Inflorescence branches are are glabrous.

Avoid changes in moisture/hydrologic conditions at the site. Changes could result from overstory removal, stream/wetland alteration or vegetation removal that would result in increased erosion.

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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