Oligoneuron album (Solidago ptarmicoides)
$3.50 – $8.95
Soil: Mesic (Medium) to Xeric (Dry)
This is a very beautiful wildflower that looks much like a small white aster. It is a nice plant for a rock garden as it grows well on sandy, gravelly and rocky soils. It is very useful for upland prairie and shoreline restoration. This plant is not used enough in the home garden.
Other Uses: Attractive to butterflies!
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 Names: Prairie Goldenrod