Solidago fistulosa Mill.
Pine barren goldenrod, Hollow Goldenrod
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: SOFI
Hollow Goldenrod is a member of the aster family (family Asteraceae) which includes herbs, sometimes shrubs or vines, rarely trees, with simple or compound, alternate or opposite leaves. Flowers small, but organized into larger heads resembling a single, radially symmetrical flower cupped by a ring of green bracts. In this large, worldwide family there are about 920 genera and 19,000 species. Cosmos, Sunflower, Zinnia, Dahlia, and many others are grown as ornamentals; Lettuce, Sunflowers, and Artichokes provide food. Safflower oil is obtained from this family. Ragweed pollen causes hay fever.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Honey Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
National Wetland Indicator Status
Research LiteratureReslit 81 - Uptake, Translocation, and Metabolism of Hexazinone in Blueberry (Vaccinium Sp) and Hollow Goldenrod (Solidago fistulosa) (1986) J. J. Baron and T. J. Monaco
Reslit 498 - Uptake and Translocation of Terbacil in Strawberry (Fragaria X ananassa) and Goldenrod (Solidago fistulosa) (1983) A. L. Genez and T. J. Monaco
Reslit 497 - Metabolism of Terbacil in Strawberry (Fragaria X ananassa) and Goldenrod (Solidago fistulosa) (1983) A. L. Genez and T. J. Monaco
Reslit 454 - Phytophagous insects associated with goldenrods (Solidago spp.) in Gainesville, Florida (1994) E. M. G. Fontes, H. Habeck and F. Slansky
Reslit 713 - Shifts in botanical composition of flatwoods range following fertilization (1996) R. Kalmbacher and F. Martin
This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Solidago fistulosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Solidago fistulosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Solidago fistulosa
MetadataRecord Modified: 2010-12-01
Research By: TWC Staff