Pinebarren goldenrod
Solidago fistulosa
Asteraceae


Landscape Uses:

Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Also wildflower gardens.

Ecological Restoration Notes:

Availability:
Native plant nurseries in cetnral and northern Florida.
Description:
Medium herbaceous wildflower.
Height:
About 3-4 feet in height. Spreading and forming patches broader than tall.
Growth Rate:
Moderate.
Range:
Southeastern United States north to New Jersey and south to Miami-Dade and Collier counties.
Habitats:
Pinelands and swamp margins.
Soils:
Seasonally wet to moist, well-drained sandy or limestone soils, without humus.
Nutritional Requirements:
Low; it grows in nutrient poor soils.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.
Drought Tolerance:
Moderate to high; plants growing in extremely dry soils may die during extended periods of drought.
Light Requirements:
Full sun to light shade.
Flower Color:
Yellow.
Flower Characteristics:
Showy.
Flowering Season:
Summer-fall.
Fruit:
Inconspicuous achene.
Wildlife and Ecology:
Horticultural Notes:
Can be grown from seed and division.
Comments:


Steven W. Woodmansee
Shirley Denton
Shirley Denton
Shirley Denton
Shirley Denton