Flat-topped Goldenrod Euthamia graminifolia (linnaeus) Greene    Synonyms: Euthamia microcephala, Flat-top Fragrant Goldenrod.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Asterales   >   Family Asteraceae   >   Genus Euthamia   

Status:

Commonly occurs throughout Maryland in a variety of open habitats. In Maryland, Flat-topped Goldenrod is the only species in the genus Euthamia that is found on the Piedmont and through the mountainous regions of western Maryland.

Description:

Leaves with 3-5 major veins, 5-12mm wide, not boldly punctate on upperside of leaves.

Relationships:

Host plant for various moth species including Epiblema desertana (Gilligan, Wright, & Gibson, 2008).

There are 162 records in the project database.

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Flat-topped Goldenrod in Talbot Co., Maryland (9/20/2012). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Flat-topped Goldenrod in Howard Co., Maryland (8/8/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Flat-topped Goldenrod in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/17/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Flat-topped Goldenrod in Wicomico Co., Maryland (9/17/1982). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Flat-topped Goldenrod in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/17/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Flat-topped Goldenrod in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/5/2020). (c) jrcagle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jrcagle via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Flat-topped Goldenrod in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/5/2020). (c) jrcagle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jrcagle via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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