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Connecticut Plants
Giant Goldenrod (Late Goldenrod)
Solidago gigantea Ait.

Late goldenrod is an inaccurate name for this plant, since it is actually one of the earlier goldenrods to flower.

  • Family: aster (Asteraceae)
  • Habitat: moist thickets
  • Height: 2-7 feet
  • Flower size: tiny flowers are clustered in flowerheads about 1/4 inch high
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: August to October
  • Origin: native
Solidago gigantea Ait.