Solidago plumosa Small. Phen: Sep. Hab: In crevices of outcrops in rocky, flood-scoured riverbanks. Dist: Known only from the type locality, the gorge of the Yadkin River in c. NC
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Other Comments: Most of the population was lost by construction of two hydropower dams, one at each of the two ends of the gorge, and the flooding of the intervening area. This species is related to the more northern S. racemosa, the newly described and more western S. arenicola, and an undescribed species in e. TN.
Synonymy: = FNA20, K1, K3, K4, S, SE1, Semple et al (2016b), Semple et al (2019a); = n/a – RAB