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

Solidago nemoralis

Prairie goldenrod

Rhizomatous. Favors poor soils, sand, clay, or gravel, but will flourish in the fertile soils as well. narrow nodding wands of numerous yellow compound flowers. 


2 ft


1-2 ft

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Bloom Color:


Solidago nemoralis Characteristics


  • Full Shade to Partial Shade

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Well-Drained
  • Dry to Moist


  • Drought Tolerant
  • Clay Soil

Flowering Months

  • October
  • September
  • August
  • November

Foliage Color

  • Green

Growth Rate

  • Medium

Interesting Notes:

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