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Solidago simplex var. nana (Dwarf goldenrod)
Weyand, Phyllis

Solidago simplex var. nana

Solidago simplex Kunth var. nana (A. Gray) Ringius

Dwarf Goldenrod

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Solidago bellidifolia, Solidago decumbens, Solidago decumbens var. oreophila, Solidago glutinosa var. nana, Solidago oreophila, Solidago spathulata var. nana


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

This taxon appears as Solidago simplex ssp. simplex var. nana on the USDA PLANTS Database website.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 6 inches 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: Jul , Aug


Canada: SK

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Dry

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


Record Modified: 2023-07-24
Research By: TWC Staff

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