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
Sun: Full sun to partial shade
Maintenance: Little needed
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.