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Solidago erecta (Showy goldenrod)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Solidago erecta

Solidago erecta Pursh

Showy Goldenrod

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Solidago speciosa var. erecta


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

3 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , CT , DC , DE , GA , IN , KY , MD , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV

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.

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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