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Solidago simplex var. racemosa

Solidago simplex Kunth var. racemosa (Greene) Ringius

Rand's Goldenrod

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Solidago glutinosa var. racemosa, Solidago racemosa, Solidago spathulata var. racemosa


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

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 32 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: Aug , Sep


USA: DC , KY , MD , ME , NH , NY , PA , TN , VA , VT , WV
Canada: NB

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

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


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

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