(formerly Solidago houghtonii)
Other scientific names:
Verge d'or Houghton
Composite Family (Asteraceae)
Closely resembles Bog Goldenrod and Ohio Goldenrod - almost a cross between these two species. But mostly looks like an Ohio Goldenrod with large flowers. Only occurs at a few sites in Ontario.
Ohio Goldenrod (Oligoneuron ohioense) - has smaller flowers, and fewer flowers; much more common.
Bog Goldenrod (Solidago uliginosa) - leaves are somewhat clasping the stem.
Summer, Autumn; Yellow; Indistinguishable parts (petals); Large for a Goldenrod, yellow.
Up to 1 m (3 ft)
Fields and Open Areas, Wet Areas; wet fields.
Very rare in Ontario - occurs only at a few sites on the Bruce Peninsula & Manitoulin Island.
Goldenrod & Ragweed, from The Monday Garden, by Sue Sweeney
Goldenrod, Ragweed and Mugwort, from The Monday Garden, by Sue Sweeney
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