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Oligoneuron ohioense (Ohio goldenrod)
Smith, R.W.

Oligoneuron ohioense

Oligoneuron ohioense (Frank ex Riddell) G.N. Jones

Ohio Goldenrod

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Solidago ohioensis


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

Unusual form with large basal leaves like rabbit ears and a flat-topped flower cluster.(Ontario Native Plants 2002)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct


USA: IL , IN , MI , NY , OH , WI
Canada: ON
Native Habitat: Wet Meadow/Prairie/Field,Swamp/Marsh

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Plant Center at Westchester Community College, The - Valhalla, NY

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-30
Research By: TWC Staff

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