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Directory of Wildflowers

Tall goldenrod
Solidago altissima

Tall Goldenrod
Tall Goldenrod

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
3 - 6 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Yellow
 
Bloom Season
August - November
 

Features

Numerous yellow flowers in a branched plume-like cluster at the end of the stems.

Culture

Full sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soils.

Notes

Goldenrods do not cause hayfever. Found in fields and open woods.