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Chapman's goldenrod
Solidago odora var. chapmanii
Asteraceae
 

Copyright by: Shirley Denton

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

Availability: Grown by enthusiasts and occasionally by native plant nurseries.

Description: Medium herbaceous wildflower.

Dimensions: About 1-3 feet in height. Usually taller than broad, but sometimes falling over and forming small open patches.

Growth Rate: Moderate.

Range: Georgia and Florida 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.

Soils: 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 long-term flooding by salt or brackish water.

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

Drought Tolerance: High; does not require any supplemental water once established.

Light Requirements: Full sun.

Flower Color: Yellow.

Flower Characteristics: Showy spikes.

Flowering Season: Summer-fall.

Fruit: Inconspicuous achene.

Comments: The leaves can be used to make a tea. Goldenrods are not a cause of hay fever as has been suggested.


Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area, Broward County, Florida

Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Copyright by: Chuck McCartney, 2001
In habitat, Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Florida

Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Copyright by: Shirley Denton


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