Connecticut Plants
Tall Goldenrod
Solidago altissima L.
  • Synonyms: Solidago canadensis L. var. scabra Torr. & A. Gray
  • Family: aster (Asteraceae)
  • Habitat: meadows, roadsides, thickets
  • Height: 2 to 7 feet
  • Flower size: flowerheads 1/8 in long, in a plume-shaped cluster 3-5 inches wide
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: July to September
  • Origin: native