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Solidago petiolaris (Downy ragged goldenrod)
Smith, R.W.

Solidago petiolaris

Solidago petiolaris Aiton

Downy Ragged Goldenrod, Downy Goldenrod

Asteraceae (Aster Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Bloom may extend to November.


USA: AL , AR , CO , FL , GA , IL , KS , LA , MO , NC , NE , NM , OK , SC , 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.


Propagation Material: Seeds


Bibref 355 - Landscaping with Native Plants of Texas and the Southwest (1991) Miller, G. O.
Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-12-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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