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Solidago canadensis - Canadian goldenrod

Solidago canadensis - Canadian goldenrod USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (, 15 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Typical inventory plug

Solidago canadensis

Canadian goldenrod

Tolerates a wide variety of conditions, but perhaps prefers a heavier soil with some clay content. Marginally drought tolerant. Attracts a huge variety of insects, is an important nectar source for the bee population. This plant is rhizomatous, can become aggressive. 


2-6 ft

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Solidago canadensis Characteristics


  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Dry

Foliage Color

  • Green

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For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: