Photos of Solidago-altissima-~-tall-goldenrod

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Solidago altissima ~ tall goldenrod



  • FACU

  • Michigan C Value: 1

  • often found at edges or in wetlands, despite FACU rating

  • the most common goldenrod of disturbed environments

  • leaves have single mid–rib vein, two lateral veins

  • one–sided arching inflorescence

  • triple–forked veins above base

  • floret (3–5mm) larger than that of S. canadensis

  • involucre usually longer than 3mm

  • hairy stem

  • rhizomes, colony–forming

  • inflorescence all pointing up on one side, apex arching, pyramidal (leaves to one side)

  • larger and more robust than S. canadensis

  • native

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