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Ohio Goldenrod
Solidago ohioensis

Other scientific names: Oligoneuron ohioense

Family: Composite Family (Asteraceae)

Group: Goldenrods

Similar species:
  •   Bog Goldenrod (Solidago uliginosa)

  •   Houghton's Goldenrod (Solidago houghtonii)


Flowers: Summer, Autumn;  Yellow;  Indistinguishable parts (petals)

Height: 45-80 cm (17-31 in)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas, Wet Areas;  wet fields, bogs, fens.

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 450    Peterson's Field Guide to Wildflowers: 202   

Native/Non-native: Native

Status: Common on the Bruce Peninsula.

See Also:
  •   Goldenrod & Ragweed, from The Monday Garden, by Sue Sweeney
  •   Goldenrod, Ragweed and Mugwort, from The Monday Garden, by Sue Sweeney


Photographs: 107 photographs available, of which 6 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Ohio Goldenrod (Solidago ohioensis)

Typical shape and form of Ohio Goldenrod.

Ohio Goldenrod (Solidago ohioensis)

Sometimes the flower inflorescence is even tighter.

Ohio Goldenrod (Solidago ohioensis)

Top view of the flower inflorescence.

Ohio Goldenrod (Solidago ohioensis)

Closeup view of the flowers. Note that some have finished and are forming seed.

Ohio Goldenrod (Solidago ohioensis)

Leaves along the stem.

Ohio Goldenrod (Solidago ohioensis)

Closeup view of a leaf.


Range map for Ohio Goldenrod (Solidago ohioensis)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)