Solidago speciosa

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusSolidago
SpeciesSolidago speciosa Nutt.
Common Nameshowy goldenrod, Showy or noble goldenrod
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 5.8
C value 6
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Solidago speciosa subsp. speciosa Solidago speciosa subsp. speciosa
Solidago speciosa var. angustata Solidago speciosa var. angustata Torr. & A. Gray
Solidago speciosa var. speciosa Solidago speciosa var. speciosa Nutt.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Clay (KY), Franklin (KY), Laurel (KY), Lincoln (KY), Lyon (KY), Marshall (KY), Menifee (KY), Montgomery (KY), Ohio (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Warren (KY), Wolfe (KY), Bradley (TN), Carter (TN), Dickson (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Marion (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Morgan (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Stewart (TN), Sullivan (TN), Union (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, ETSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1939 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100296043 Menifee Kentucky 13 Aug 1989 Carol Hanley
164
EKY
Solidago speciosa
31234100296100 Morgan Tennessee 21 Sep 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6670
EKY
Solidago speciosa
31234100296019 Laurel Kentucky 15 Sep 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-820
EKY
Solidago speciosa
31234100296050 Montgomery Kentucky 18 Sep 1984 Julian Campbell
1415
EKY
Solidago speciosa
31234100296076 Ohio Kentucky 06 Oct 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5903
EKY
Solidago speciosa
31234100296027 Laurel Kentucky 24 Aug 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-697
EKY
Solidago speciosa
31234100292943 Franklin Kentucky 30 Sep 1961 Elizabeth M. Browne
4898
EKY
Solidago speciosa
ETSU008140 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217661 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217652 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217651 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217676 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217657 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217671 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217674 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
31234100296068 Powell Kentucky 21 Sep 2001 Timothy J. Weckman
6862
EKY
Solidago speciosa
31234100296035 Lincoln Kentucky 10 Sep 2001 Timothy J. Weckman
6837
EKY
Solidago speciosa
BEREA009117 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217666 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217670 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217678 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217667 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217654 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217672 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217663 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217673 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217653 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217669 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217658 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217665 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217650 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217664 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217668 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217656 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217660 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217662 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0219290 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
APSC0091644 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0045902 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0077348 Clay Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0022991 Bradley Tennessee
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0091646 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0090248 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0090347 Powell Kentucky 23 Sep 1978 Max Medley
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0090338 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217655 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217677 Union Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217675 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
TENN-V-0217659 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Solidago speciosa
APSC0105711 Warren Kentucky 17 Sep 1973
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0091660 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0068399 Rockcastle Kentucky 10 Oct 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0115822 Dickson Tennessee
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0090501 Powell Kentucky 25 Oct 1978 Rich Hannan
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0100863 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0090249 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0090339 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0090337 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0022982 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0091661 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0076897 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0071416 Pulaski Kentucky 16 Sep 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0022984 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0077349 Clay Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0071415 Pulaski Kentucky 16 Sep 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0022992 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0070375 Clay Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0100864 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0106365 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0022985 Stewart Tennessee 01 Oct 1986 Edward Chester
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0090336 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0076896 Franklin Tennessee
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0093211 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0105615 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0091645 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Solidago speciosa
APSC0051836 Rutherford Tennessee 09 Oct 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Solidago speciosa
UCHT028295 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Solidago speciosa
UCHT028296 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Solidago speciosa
UCHT030143 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Solidago speciosa
UCHT028291 Roane Tennessee
UCHT
Solidago speciosa
UCHT028297 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Solidago speciosa
UCHT028299 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Solidago speciosa
UOS01376 Franklin Tennessee 24 Oct 2007 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Solidago speciosa
APSC0090502 Powell Kentucky 03 Oct 1939 Mary Wharton
APSC
Solidago speciosa
UCHT028293 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Solidago speciosa
UCHT028294 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Solidago speciosa
UCHT028292 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Solidago speciosa
UCHT028298 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Solidago speciosa
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