Wild Florida Photo - Solidago odora - Chapman's goldenrod

Solidago odora var. chapmanii

Chapman's goldenrod

Synonym(s): Solidago chapmanii

Florida native

Volusia Co. FL 07/31/11
Volusia Co. FL 07/31/11
Volusia Co. FL 07/31/11

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A common plant of sandhills and dry open hammocks throughout most of the peninsula and a few central panhandle counties. Also occurs in Georgia.
Growing to 137 cm (4-1/2 ft.) tall, with many heads of yellow florets borne along one side of the branches. Leaves alternate, entire, lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, dark green on both surfaces, fairly evenly pubescent, although sometimes with a glabrous or sub-glabrous strip below the leaf base. Stem below the inflorescence distinctly pubescent.


Solidago odora is a member of the Asteraceae - Aster family.

Other species of the Solidago genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  Solidago fistulosa - PINEBARREN GOLDENROD
  Solidago sempervirens - SEASIDE GOLDENROD
  Solidago stricta - WAND GOLDENROD

Date record last modified: Jul 28, 2022

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