Tall Goldenrod Solidago altissima Linnaeus    Synonyms: Solidago canadensis var. scabra, Solidago canadensis var. scabriuscula, Solidago hirsutissima.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Asterales   >   Family Asteraceae   >   Genus Solidago   

Description:

Differentiated from similar goldenrod species by having pubescent upper stems, leaves that are entire to serrulate, three-nerved, and lanceolate. Involucres are 3-4.5mm high (Weakley, 2015). Most similar to Canada Goldenrod and Giant Goldenrod.

Where to find:

Roadsides, fields, and sunny wooded edges.

There are 134 records in the project database.

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Tall Goldenrod in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/12/2018). Photo by Robert Warren. (MBP list)

Tall Goldenrod in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/7/2018). Photo by Robert Warren. (MBP list)

Tall Goldenrod in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/24/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Tall Goldenrod in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/27/1982). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Tall Goldenrod blooming in Middlesex Co., New Jersey (10/2/2011). Photo by John Beetham. (MBP list)

Tall Goldenrod blooming in Garrett Co., Maryland (10/9/2003). Photo by Boyer and McDowell. (MBP list)

Tall Goldenrod in Charles Co., Maryland (10/7/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Tall Goldenrod in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/16/2018). Photo by Robert Warren. (MBP list)

Tall Goldenrod in Howard Co., Maryland (10/1/2020). (c) jrcagle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jrcagle via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Tall Goldenrod in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/5/2019). (c) Andrejs Brolis, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Andrejs Brolis via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Tall Goldenrod in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/28/2016). (c) Andrejs Brolis, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Andrejs Brolis via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Tall Goldenrod in Allegany Co., Maryland (8/22/2019). Photo by Mark Eanes. (MBP list)

Tall Goldenrod in Allegany Co., Maryland (8/22/2019). Photo by Mark Eanes. (MBP list)

Tall Goldenrod in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/14/2019). (c) harvestridge, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by harvestridge via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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