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Solidago odora

Fragrant Goldenrod


One of our native goldenrod species that produces anise sented leaves. This plant produces yellow flowers in later summer into fall. Grows well in dry soils with full to part sun. 2 to 4 feet tall, important late season plant for pollinators.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Anise-scented Goldenrod, Sweet Goldenrod
Plant Family:Asteraceae
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Plant Duration:Perennial
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees, Birds
Bloom Time:Mid-July to late August
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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