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Solidago uliginosa var. uliginosa

Solidago uliginosa Nutt. var. uliginosa

Bog Goldenrod

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Solidago neglecta, Solidago uliginosa var. neglecta, Solidago uniligulata


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.
Leaf: Green
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: AL , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: None


Conspicuous Flowers: yes

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


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

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