|COMMON NAME:||Goldenrod, tall|
|SCIENTIFIC NAME:||Solidago altissima|
|FEATURES:||Three to five foot tall perennial herb producing a yellow (golden) flower cluster at the apex of the
plant in late summer/early fall. Stems coarse. Leaves coarse/scurfy alternating along the primary
stem. Leaf apices are narrowly acute. Inflorescence is a panicle. Individual flowers are yellow.
Perennial producing rhizomes.
|DESCRIPTION:||Common along roadsides and pastures throughout the United States. Flowers in late summer to
early fall producing yellow-coated fields. While no known uses, it is considered an attractive drought
tolerant wild flower.