Solidago ptarmicoides

upland white goldenrod - Solidago ptarmicoides 08AU067-01

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upland white goldenrod - Solidago ptarmicoides 11JL15-02
upland white goldenrod - Solidago ptarmicoides 11JL15

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characteristics

Formerly known as upland aster, this plant has had a name change. It was recently realized / discovered by taxonomists that it is a member of the goldenrod family. Unlike other Solidagos the flowers appear aster like. However, genetically it is a goldenrod.

Erect stems with somewhat stiff, narrow, dark green leaves. Lower leaves are stalked, shorter upper leaves lack stalks. Numerous white to cream-coloured flowers with pale yellow centres grow in flat topped clusters.

Also known as prairie goldenrod. Solidago ptarmicoides is called Oligoneuron album (Nutt.) G.L. Nesom at USDA.

This plant may cause sneezing.

Starts from seed, container.

T SSN H W sun soil H2O fire N2 pH summer fall flower (seed)
P W 0.6 0.2 S gritty D-M - - - green gray white

habitat

Calcareous fields, open woods, rocky slopes, inland sands, bluffs.

uses

Attracts a variety of bees, flies, wasps.

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