Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Canada Goldenrod

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Solidago canadensis

Flower Description:

Masses of tiny yellow flowers develop on terminal panicles with curving branches.

FamilyAster
Season BloomLate summer
HabitatA common and somewhat weedy plant that spreads by rhizomes and self seeeding. An important fall pollen and nectar source for insects.
CyclePerennial
Height4-5 '
Leaf DescriptionNumerous leaves are narrow, alternate and sharply toothed with a tapered end. Hairless above and hairy beneath.
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Sun
LocationRain Garden, Woodland