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Slender goldenrod
Euthamia caroliniana
Asteraceae


General Landscape Uses:

Primarly recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Also wildflower gardens.
Availability:
Grown by enthusiasts.
Description:
Medium herbaceous shrub-like wildflower.
Dimensions:
Typically 1-3 feet in height. Is usually as broad as tall.
Growth Rate:
Fast.
Range:
Widespread in eastern North America south to northeastern Miami-Dade and Collier counties.
Habitats:
Pinelands and open disturbed sites.
Soils:
Moist to wet, moderately well-drained sandy 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:
Low; requires moist to wet soils and is intolerant of long periods of drought.
Light Requirements:
Full sun.
Flower Color:
Yellow.
Flower Characteristics:
Showy inflorescence.
Flowering Season:
Summer-fall.
Fruit:
Inconspicuous achene.
Horticultural Notes:
Can be grown from seed.
Comments:
A very attractive wildflower.


 


Chuck McCartney
Chuck McCartney
Shirley Denton
Shirley Denton