Seaside Goldenrod

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SEASIDE GOLDENROD
Solidago sempervirens - Asteraceae, Sunflower Family

DESCRIPTION
: Erect, herbaceous flowering perennial Erect, scented, annual, multi-branched herbaceous flowering sub-shrub
Height: To 6 feet
Flowers: Yellow, Christmas-tree-shaped heads curled at the top, summer through fall
Fruit: Small achene
Foliage: Green, linear shaped 7 inches long
and 1/2 inch wide
Growth rate: Fast

REQUIREMENTS
:
Sun: Full sun to partial shade
Soil: Sandy
Drainage: Poor
Water: Moist
Maintenance: Little needed
Propagation: Seeds

NATIVE
HABITAT: Moist soils throughout the Texas coast

WILDLIFE
USE: Butterflies and birds.

COMMENTS
: Seaside goldenrod is easily recognized by its abundant yellow flower heads with a curl at the top on stems with grass-like leaves. 

 

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