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Plant Details

Euthamia caroliniana [= Euthamia tenuifolia, Solidago tenuifolia]

Slender Fragrant Goldenrod, Slender Goldentop

Scientific Name:

Euthamia caroliniana [= Euthamia tenuifolia, Solidago tenuifolia]

Genus:

Euthamia

Species Epithet:

caroliniana

Common Name:

Slender Fragrant Goldenrod, Slender Goldentop

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

August, September, October, November, December

Growing Area:

Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Pine savannas, moist forests, ditches, pastures, disturbed areas. Uncommon in NC Piedmont, common in Coastal Plain.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate, Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Not Assigned

Plants in Flower

image

Sandhills Gamelands, October 2004
© Kathy Schlosser

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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