Taxon: Solidago canadensis L.

Genus: Solidago
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 34917
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:878. 1753
Name Verified on: 18-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-May-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Econ Pl Aust; F NZeal; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Weed: (fide Econ Pl Aust; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - Newfoundland
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Minnesota, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - 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
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, - Kentucky, - Maryland, - Virginia
    • Western Canada: Canada - Manitoba

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales, - South Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • : Europe

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


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