Illinois Natural History Survey - University of Illinois

Euthamia gymnospermoides
Viscid grass-leaved goldenrod
Taxonomy

Synonyms: Solidago gymnospermoides, Euthamia caroliana, Solidago texensis, Solidago graminifolia var. gymnospermoides, Euthamia pulverulenta, Euthamia glutinosa, Solidago camporum

Subspecific taxa:

Classification:

  • Magnoliophyta

Other taxonomic & nomenclature sources: USDA PlantsITISThe Plant ListIPNI

Species Distribution
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County Map Legend
Absent:
Not known from county
Medium confidence:
Medium or unknown confidence;
often old records or unverifiable observations
Medium-high confidence:
Often observations by expert botanists
High confidence:
Often vouchered herbarium records
Planted / introduced:
Native species introduced outside historic range,
or only in planted locations within county (e.g., restorations)
Historic / extirpated:
Only historic records for the species; likely extirpated
(Note that this category is not yet functional)

North American distribution maps for this species: FLNAUSDA PlantsBONAPBISON

Collection & Observation Phenology [?]

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Collection & Observation Timeline [?]

Species Status

Status/Listing: No Information

Notes:The taxonomy of Euthamias in Illinois is not well resolved and our species have many synonyms. There are likely to be errors through these species records. Some great Lakes speciemens of this species and E. graminifolia have previously been referred to as Euthamia caroliana; see Flora of North America Vol. 20, Plants of the Chicago Region, and Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States for discussions.

Origin: Native

Species Description

General: Dicot-herb, perennial

Roots: adventitious, fibrous, rhizomes

Shoots: alternate leaf arrangment; simple leaf type; entire leaf margin; Pinnate leaf venation; awl-shaped, linear leaf shape

Inflorescence: corymb, head

Flowers: perfect, unisexual, monoecious; complete, regular, irregular; yellow; epigynous ovary position

Fruit: achene

Physiology: autotrophic

Ecology & Natural History

Habitat: River bottom meadows, wooded draws, roadsides, and along railroads. Upland or rocky prairies, river bottom meadows, wooded draws, along roadsides and railroads.

ILPIN Notes: Leaves mostly 1-nerved, usually resinous and conspicuously glandular punctate. Disk florets perfect, ray florets pistillate and both fertile. Branched, creeping rhizomes. Disk florets perfect, ray florets pistillate and both fertile. Branched, creeping rhizomes. creeping rhizomes. Disk florets perfect, ray florets pistillate, both fertile. Rhizomes branched, creeping. Disk florets perfect, ray florets pistillate and both fertile. Branched,

Functional Relationships:

Human Relationships:

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Wildlife and Livestock Information:

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Coefficient of Conservatism (C-value) [?] :

  • Entire State: 5
  • Chicago Area: 5

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