Solidago boottii Hooker. Phen: Aug-Oct. Hab: Dry open woodlands, dry slopes, often in sandy or rocky soils. Dist: C. SC south to s. AL, west to LA, AR, and s. MO, most common in the Ozarks. Reported for n. WV by Harmon, Ford-Werntz, & Grafton (2006), but it seems likely that this is based on different interpretations of the taxa.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Syn: = Tx, Semple et al (2021); = Solidago arguta ssp. caroliniana var. boottii – Ar, FNA20; = Solidago arguta var. boottii – K1, K3, K4, SE1, Tn; < Solidago arguta – RAB; > Solidago boottii – F, S, WV; > Solidago boottii var. boottii – G, Johnson (1995); > Solidago strigosa – F, G, S