Solidago ulmifolia
(Elm-Leaf Goldenrod)

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               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit

Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Elm-Leaf Goldenrod, Elmleaf Goldenrod, Elm-Leaved Goldenrod
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 9
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: July - October
    Status: Native

Solidago ulmifolia, or Elm-Leaf Goldenrod, is native to most of the eastern half of the United States. It is a perennial that grows open meadows, prairies, along roadsides and railroads, as well as woodland edges and in open woods. It blooms in late summer into fall with golden-yellow flowers.

There are over 100 species of Solidago in the United States, and they can be very difficult to tell apart. More information and comparison photos will be posted at a later time, showing similar species. But for the time being, you can access our Solidago ID chart which shows various images of over twenty species to help with ID.

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