Solidago simplex Kunth
Mt. Albert goldenrod, Narrow Goldenrod
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: sosi3
Generally several stems in a clump with largest leaves at base and many small yellow flower heads in a narrow long cluster.
This species can be found in a wide range of habitats and is variable. Although it occurs well into the mountains, in alpine regions it is replaced by Alpine Goldenrod (S. multiradiata), which is similar but with bristly hairs on the edges of its leaf stalks.
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Bloom InformationBloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
DistributionUSA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , DC , ID , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MT , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OR , PA , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NS
Native Distribution: Canada south to central California coast, and in mountains to Arizona and New Mexico; also in eastern United States.
Native Habitat: Coastal sand dunes and open mountain slopes and valleys.
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.
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View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.
National Wetland Indicator Status
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Solidago simplex in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Solidago simplex in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Solidago simplex
MetadataRecord Modified: 2012-11-05
Research By: TWC Staff