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Solidago canadensis var. canadensis (Canada goldenrod)
Reveal, James L.

Solidago canadensis var. canadensis

Solidago canadensis L. var. canadensis

Canada Goldenrod

Asteraceae (Aster Family)



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

Pollen does not cause allergies.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: CT , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , ME , MI , MN , ND , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SD , VT , WI
Canada: AB , MB , NB , NL , NS , NT , ON , PE , QC , SK
Native Habitat: Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist


Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Butterflies

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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-12-20
Research By: TWC Staff

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