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Oligoneuron riddellii (Frank ex Riddell) Rydb.
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Solidago riddellii
USDA Symbol: OLRI2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Listed as species of special concern in Canada by SARA (Species at Risk Act) and as Threatened in the state of Arkansas in the US. Other populations in its range presumably safe.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
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 InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Sep , Oct
DistributionUSA: AR , IA , IL , IN , KS , MI , MN , MO , ND , OH , SD , WI
Canada: MB , ON
Native Habitat: Prairie/Meadow/Field,Wet Meadow/Prairie/Field
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
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
BibliographyBibref 946 - Gardening with Prairie Plants: How to Create Beautiful Native Landscapes (2002) Wasowski, Sally
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Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Oligoneuron riddellii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Oligoneuron riddellii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Oligoneuron riddellii
MetadataRecord Modified: 2022-12-30
Research By: TWC Staff