Solidago hispida Muhlenberg ex Willdenow var. hispida . Phen: Jul-Oct. Hab: Dry rocky forests and woodland edges. Dist: NL (Labrador) west to SK, south to nw. GA, AL, AR, IA, and SD. Widespread in e. and c. TN (Chester, Wofford, & Kral 1997) and in nw. GA (Jones & Coile 1988). Also reported for NC and SC by Kartesz (1999, 2010). Our variety is the typic; other varieties are more northern, around the Great Lakes and in maritime Canada.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = F, G, Mi, NE, LeBlond (2000), Semple et al (2017a); = n/a – RAB; < Solidago hispida Muhl. ex Willd. – Ar, C, FNA20, K3, K4, NY, Oh3, Pa, S, SE1, Tn, Va, W, WV, Johnson (1995); > Solidago hispida Muhl. ex Willd. var. hispida – F, G, Il, K1, Mo2