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Canadian Goldenrod

Solidago canadensis

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Asterales
Family:
Asteraceae (Daisy)
Type:
Flower
Maximum Size:
150 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Farmland, grassland, riverbanks, roadsides, scrub, wasteland.

Flower:
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Yellow, 8 petals
 
Yellow, 10-16 very short ray petals, in curved spikes.
Fruit:
Brown, narrow, cylindrical or oblong seed, up to 2mm. The tips of the seeds are downy.
Leaves:
Alternate, stalkless, lanceolate, toothed and downy on the undersides of the leaves.
Other Names:
Canada Goldenrod, Common Goldenrod, Giant Goldenrod, Golden Plum, Golden Plume, Meadow Goldenrod, Tall Goldenrod.
Frequency (UK):
Common  
Distribution Map

Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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