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Solidago nemoralis var. nemoralis (Gray goldenrod)
Richardson, Charmaine

Solidago nemoralis var. nemoralis

Solidago nemoralis Aiton var. nemoralis

Gray Goldenrod

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Solidago nemoralis ssp. haleana, Solidago nemoralis var. haleana


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


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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: Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , ND , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE

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


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

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