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Solidago hispida (Hairy goldenrod)
Smith, R.W.

Solidago hispida

Solidago hispida Muhl. ex Willd.

Hairy goldenrod

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: SOHI

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

Similar to Solidago bicolor but with yellow flowers instead of white. Solidago hispida is found from New England south to Georgia, west to Arkansas, and north to Illinois, Minnesota, and much of the eastern two-thirds of Canada.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: MB , NB , NL , NS , ON , PE , QC , SK

Growing Conditions

Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special 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.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Solidago hispida in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Solidago hispida in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Solidago hispida

Metadata

Record Modified: 2013-06-15
Research By: TWC Staff

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