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163a.1. Solidago Linnaeus (sect. Solidago ) subsect. Multiradiatae Semple, Sida. 21: 760. 2004.

Leaves: basal sometimes present in rosettes at flowering; proximalmost cauline petiolate, sometimes present at flowering, sometimes largest, not 3-nerved. Heads in round-topped corymbiform arrays, not stipitate-glandular. Phyllaries not striate. Pappus bristles in 2 series (inner moderately to strongly clavate).

Species 3 (3 in the flora): North America.

Solidago series Multiradiatae Juzepczuk is an invalid name.

1 Basal leaves sharply serrate, acuminate; North Carolina, Tennessee (1600–2000 m)   3 Solidago spithamaea
+ Basal leaves not sharply serrate, acute; across Canada, Alaska, and s to California and New Mexico in Western Cordillera (arctic and alpine habitats)   (2)
2 (1) Phyllaries subequal, acute to acuminate, arctic and alpine in west, across Canada   1 Solidago multiradiata
+ Phyllaries unequal, obtuse to rounded; mountains, Quebec and Maine to New York   2 Solidago leiocarpa

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