A charming perennial Goldenrod alighting the landscape in late summer with golden wands of bright yellow, button-like flowers. A keystone plant, hosting a multitude of caterpillar species in dry, open woodlands, meadows, and prairies. Solidago nemoralis stands as a resilient symbol of native flora, adding both beauty and critical ecological value to natural landscapes.
Typically found in dry, open woodlands, prairies, and meadows, it thrives in well-drained soils, and is well-adapted to various ecological niches.
Stem and Leaves
Slender, erect stems than can reach heights of 1 - 3 feet.
Lance-shaped leaves are arranged alternately along the stems, with a grey-green hue, contributing to the plant's unique appearance.
Blooms in late summer, producing clusters of small, bright yellow flowers. The flowers are arranged in terminal and axillary panicles, forming a wand-like appearance.
The flowers provide a valuable food source for pollinators while the leaves are host to a multitude of caterpillar species. Several gall forming wasp species also use Goldenrod as host.
No availability in 2024