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
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