Taxon: Solidago gigantea Aiton

Genus: Solidago
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 104551
Place of publication: Hort. kew. 3:211. 1789
Name Verified on: 18-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-May-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - New Brunswick
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Montana, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - Manitoba

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan
    • Western Asia: Lebanon
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Italy; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain
  • Northern America

    • : Mexico

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Europe

    • Northern Europe: Ireland; Norway
    • Southeastern Europe: Romania


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