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Solidago caesia var. caesia

Axillary Goldenrod, Bluestem Goldenrod, Wreath Goldenrod

Scientific Name:

Solidago caesia var. caesia

Genus:

Solidago

Species Epithet:

caesla

Common Name:

Axillary Goldenrod, Bluestem Goldenrod, Wreath Goldenrod

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:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day, Less than 2 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

July, August, September

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Moist forested slopes. Rare in NC Mountains, common in Piedmont and 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:

Recommended and Available

Notes:

Solidago caesia var. caesia is the only variety of this plant in NC.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

NCSU Plants
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Flora of North America


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