Solidago erecta

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Solidago erecta
Showy Goldenrod (1015539340).jpg
Scientific classification
S. erecta
Binomial name
Solidago erecta
  • Solidago porteri Small
  • Solidago speciosa var. erecta (Banks ex Pursh) MacMill.

Solidago erecta is a species of goldenrod known by the common names showy goldenrod[2] and slender goldenrod.[3] It is native to the eastern United States, from Massachusetts west to Indiana, and south as far as Georgia and Mississippi.[4]

Solidago erecta is a perennial herb up to 120 cm (4 feet) tall. One plant can produce as many as 350 small yellow flower heads in an elongated array.[3]


  1. ^ The Plant List, Solidago erecta Pursh
  2. ^ "Solidago erecta". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 19 November 2015.
  3. ^ a b Flora of North America, Solidago erecta Banks ex Pursh, 1813. Slender goldenrod
  4. ^ Biota of North America Program 2014 county distribution map

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