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Solidago arguta var. boottii (Boott's goldenrod)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Solidago arguta var. boottii

Solidago arguta Aiton var. boottii (Hook.) Palmer & Steyerm.

Boott's Goldenrod

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Solidago arguta ssp. boottii, Solidago boottii, Solidago dispersa


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 4 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: AL , AR , GA , IL , KS , LA , MO , MS , OK , SC , TN , TX

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.

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

USDA: Find Solidago arguta var. boottii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Solidago arguta var. boottii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Solidago arguta var. boottii


Record Modified: 2023-01-16
Research By: TWC Staff

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