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Solidago simplex var. spathulata

Solidago simplex Kunth var. spathulata (DC.) Cronquist

Mt. Albert Goldenrod

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Solidago spathulata, Solidago spathulata ssp. spathulata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 20 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 , Sep


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.

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National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA

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


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

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