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Rough-leaved Goldenrod
Solidago patula

For help with identifying goldenrods, we recommend the web site Goldenrods of New England.

• Family: Aster (Asteraceae)
• Habitat: swamps, fens, wet meadows
• Height: 2-7 feet
• Flower size: tiny; arranged in broad plumes 4-8 inches across
• Flower color: yellow
• Flowering time: August to October
• Origin: native

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Solidago patula
Solidago patula
The lower leaves of rough-leaved goldenrod are large, egg-shaped, and covered with rough hairs.
Solidago patula

Last updated January 28, 2012. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.