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Asteraceae

Plants that are members of the Aster Family (Asteraceae).

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)

Yellow flowers of hard-leaf flat-top goldenrod (Solidago rigida).

A Comprehensive Guide to Hard-leaf Flat-top Goldenrod (Solidago rigida)

Hard-leaf Flat-top Goldenrod (Solidago rigida) is a herbaceous perennial that is native to the mid-western and 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,… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Hard-leaf Flat-top Goldenrod (Solidago rigida)

Plant of downy goldenrod (Solidago puberula) with yellow flowers.

A Comprehensive Guide to Downy Goldenrod (Solidago puberula)

Downy Goldenrod (Solidago puberula) is a herbaceous perennial that is native to the mid-western and eastern United States. 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 areas such as dry… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Downy Goldenrod (Solidago puberula)

Anise-scented goldenrod (Solidago odora) in McMullen House Garden.

A Comprehensive Guide to Anise-scented Goldenrod (Solidago odora)

Anise-scented Goldenrod (Solidago odora) is a herbaceous perennial that is native to the mid-western and eastern United States. This species is a host to the baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton) and several moths. Growing from 3 foot to 5 feet tall, this species grows in open areas such as… Read More »A Comprehensive Guide to Anise-scented Goldenrod (Solidago odora)

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