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Whitish flowers of possumhaw (Viburnum nudum).

A Comprehensive Guide to Possumhaw (Viburnum nudum)

Possumhaw (Viburnum nudum) is a shrub that is native to the eastern United States and Canada. This species is a host to the holly blue (Celastrina argiolus), Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon), Henry’s elfin (Incisalia henrici) and the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton). Growing from 5 feet to 15 feet… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Possumhaw (Viburnum nudum)

Black and red fruits of nannyberry (Viburnum lentago).

A Comprehensive Guide to Nanny-Berry (Viburnum lentago)

Nanny-Berry (Viburnum lentago) is a shrub that is native to the north-central and northeastern United States and Canada. This species is a host to the holly blue (Celastrina argiolus), Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon), Henry’s elfin (Incisalia henrici) and the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton). Growing from 15 feet to… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Nanny-Berry (Viburnum lentago)

Red fruits of hobblebush (Viburnum lantanoides) in a wooded area.

A Comprehensive Guide to Hobblebush (Viburnum lantanoides)

Hobblebush (Viburnum lantanoides) is a herbaceous perennial that is native to the eastern United States and Canada. This species is a host to the holly blue (Celastrina argiolus), Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon), Henry’s elfin (Incisalia henrici) and the Baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton). Growing from 3 feet to 10… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Hobblebush (Viburnum lantanoides)

Alabama goldenrod (Solidago arenicola) in a field.

A Comprehensive Guide to Alabama Goldenrod (Solidago arenicola)

Alabama Goldenrod (Solidago arenicola) is a herbaceous perennial that is native in the states of Alabama and Tennessee. This species is a host to the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton) and several moths. Growing from 1.5 feet to 4 feet tall, this species grows in mesic woods. The yellow… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Alabama Goldenrod (Solidago arenicola)

Herbarium specimen of high-plains goldenrod (Solidago altiplanites).

A Comprehensive Guide to High-Plains Goldenrod (Solidago altiplanities)

High-Plains Goldenrod (Solidago altiplanities) is a herbaceous perennial that is native in the states of Oklahoma and Texas. This species is a host to the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton) and several moths. Growing from 1.5 foot to 3 feet tall, this species grows on rocky gypsum slopes. The… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to High-Plains Goldenrod (Solidago altiplanities)

Plants of white-hair goldenrod (Solidago albopilosa) on a sandstone outcrop with yellow flowers.

A Comprehensive Guide to White-Hair Goldenrod (Solidago albopilosa)

White-Hair Goldenrod (Solidago albopilosa) is a herbaceous perennial that is native and rare in the state of Kentucky. This species is a host to the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton) and several moths. Growing from 1 foot to 3 feet tall, this species grows in sandstone crevices. The yellow… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to White-Hair Goldenrod (Solidago albopilosa)

Yellow flowers of elm-leaf goldenrod (Solidago ulmifolia) in a wooded area.

A Comprehensive Guide to Elm-leaf Goldenrod (Solidago ulmifolia)

Elm-leaf Goldenrod (Solidago ulmifolia) is a herbaceous perennial that is native to the eastern United States and Canada. This species is a host to the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton) and several moths. Growing from 1 foot to 4 feet tall, this species grows in dry woods. The yellow… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Elm-leaf Goldenrod (Solidago ulmifolia)

Yellow flowers of bog goldenrod (Solidago uliginosa) in a wooded area.

A Comprehensive Guide to Bog Goldenrod (Solidago uliginosa)

Bog Goldenrod (Solidago uliginosa) is a herbaceous perennial that is native to the eastern United States and Canada. This species is a host to the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton) and several moths. Growing from 1 foot to 5 feet tall, this species grows in wetland areas such as… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Bog Goldenrod (Solidago uliginosa)

Close-up of yellow flowers of stout goldenrod (Solidago squarrosa).

A Comprehensive Guide to Stout Goldenrod (Solidago squarrosa)

Stout Goldenrod (Solidago squarrosa) is a herbaceous perennial that is native to the eastern United States. This species is a host to the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton) and several moths. Growing from 1 foot to 5 feet tall, this species grows in rocky/sandy open areas and woods and… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Stout Goldenrod (Solidago squarrosa)

Plant of roan mountain goldenrod (Solidago roanensis) in an open area.

A Comprehensive Guide to Roan Mountain Goldenrod (Solidago roanensis)

Roan Mountain Goldenrod (Solidago roanensis) is a herbaceous perennial that is native to the eastern United States. This species is a host to the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton) and several moths. Growing from 1 foot to 5 feet tall, this species grows in prairies, glades, barrens, thickets, and… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Roan Mountain Goldenrod (Solidago roanensis)

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