July - December
1.0 - 2.0
Leaves with large teeth and fuzzy stems. Leaves 3-veined above base.
Propagation by seed is best and fresh seed germinates easily. Steffen (1979) recommends cold/moist stratification, possiably due to dormancy induced by long term storage.
The following information is for the genus Solidago with notation that available records are concentrated in the East: Animals that eat the plant: White-tailed deer. Animals that eat its leaves: Greater prairie chicken, Beaver, Eastern cottontail rabbit
A common species of old fields, ditches and low areas throughout Louisiana and most of Texas. It ranges throughout the eastern United States. All of the goldenrods were called "verge d'or" by the Acadians of south Louisiana (Holmes 1990). Many believe
Open low areas, old fields, pastures, meadows.