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Solidago ulmifolia Muhl. ex Willd.
Elmleaf goldenrod, Elm-leaf goldenrod
USDA Symbol: SOUL2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Slender-stemmed plant, 2-4 1/2 ft. tall. Thin, coarsly-toothed leaves. Flowers occur on the upper side of hairy stalks which arch out and downward creating a vase-shaped flower cluster.
This plant attracts butterflies.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV Canada: NS Native Distribution:
N.S. to GA, w. to s.e. MN, e. KS & TX Native Habitat:
Dry woods USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Rocky soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
American Native Nursery
- Quakertown, PA
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Record Modified: 2012-12-09
Research By: TWC Staff