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Pinebarren goldenrod
Solidago fistulosa
Asteraceae
 

Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee

General Landscape Uses: Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Also wildflower gardens.

Availability: Native plant nurseries in cetnral and northern Florida.

Description: Medium herbaceous wildflower.

Dimensions: 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.

Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

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.

Horticultural Notes: Can be grown from seed and division.


Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee

Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Copyright by: Shirley Denton


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