Euthamia graminifolia (Solidago graminifolia)
$5.49 – $9.89
Soil: Hydric (Wet) – Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 1-4 feet
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Season: July – August
Suggested Uses: Grass-leaved Goldenrod is an excellent shoreline restoration and rain garden plant. It grows on moist shorelines in full to part sun and can be found in wet meadows. It can tolerate both sand and dry conditions too.
Native Range: Predominantly native to the Upper Midwest and the Northeast but its range contains scattered locations throughout the U.S.
Pollinators: Bees, butterflies, moths and beneficial beetles.
Flowers: Flat-topped clusters of yellow flowers bloom in mid-summer. The flower heads are about 2-4″ in diameter with 10-20 ray flowers and 8-12 disk flowers.
Leaves: They are very narrow and pointed, thus giving the plant its common name of “grass-leaved”. The leaves are 3-5″ long with 3-5 apparent veins. The stem is usually hairless, or slightly hairy.
More Info: Goldenrod does NOT cause hay fever or allergies. It is pollinated by insects, not by the wind.
Name: Solidago comes from the latin “solidare,” meaning, “to make whole.”
Other Name: Solidago graminifolia. Flat-top Goldentop.
More information: USDA plant profile