Solidago multiradiata Ait.
FamilyCompositae — APG family: Asteraceae
DescriptionStems from woody rhizome, pubescent at least above; basal leaves oblanceolate to elliptic, serrate-crenate, villous-margined at base and on petiole; upper stem leaves reduced, not exceeding flowers; inflorescence dense, corymbiform; pedicels white-villous; heads large, about 10 mm high; involucres hemispherical, with 20-30 lanceolate bracts; rays 12—18, achenes pilose.
EcologyMeadows, rocky soil, from lowlands to the lower alpine region. Described from cultivated specimens originally from Labrador.
Var. arctica (DC.) Fern. (S. virgaurea var. arctica DC., S. compacta Turcz., and S. unalaschensis Gandoger), with upper stem leaves equaling or exceeding the com- pact inflorescence, occurs within area indicated by broken line.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.