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Elm-leaf Goldenrod Solidago ulmifolia


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Elm-leaf Goldenrod
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Family: Asteraceae, Aster view all from this family

Description Slender-stemmed plant, 2-4 1/2 ft. tall. Thin, coarsely toothed leaves. Flowers occur on the upper side of hairy stalks, which arch out and downward creating a vase-shaped flower cluster.

Flower August - October.

Flower August - October

Habitat Dry woods.

Range Nova Scotia to Florida, west to s.e. Minnesota, e. Kansas, and Texas.

Discussion This plant attracts butterflies.

Exposure Preference Sun.

Native Distribution Nova Scotia to Georgia, w. to s.e. Minnesota, e. Kansas & Texas

Site Preference Dry woods

Soil Preference Rocky soils.

Wildlife Value Attracts butterflies.