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Pinebarren goldenrod
Solidago fistulosa
Asteraceae
 

Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee

General Landscape Uses: Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Also wildflower gardens.

Availability: Native plant nurseries in cetnral and northern Florida. Available in Parrish at Sweet Bay Nursery, LLC (941-776-0501).

Description: Medium herbaceous wildflower.

Dimensions: About 3-4 feet in height. Spreading and forming patches broader than tall.

Growth Rate: Moderate.

Range: Southeastern United States north to New Jersey and south to Miami-Dade and Collier counties.

Plant Map Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

 Map of suggested ZIP codes north to Indian River and Manatee counties.

 Map of ZIP codes with habitat recommendations north to Martin and Charlotte counties.

Habitats: Pinelands and swamp margins.

Soils: Seasonally wet to moist, well-drained sandy or limestone soils, without humus.

Nutritional Requirements: Low; it grows in nutrient poor soils.

Salt Water Tolerance: Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.

Salt Wind Tolerance: Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.

Drought Tolerance: Moderate to high; plants growing in extremely dry soils may die during extended periods of drought.

Light Requirements: Full sun to light shade.

Flower Color: Yellow.

Flower Characteristics: Showy.

Flowering Season: Summer-fall.

Fruit: Inconspicuous achene.

Horticultural Notes: Can be grown from seed and division.


Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee

Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Copyright by: Shirley Denton


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