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Southern Goldenrod
Solidago confinis
  
About Southern Goldenrod (Solidago confinis) 2 Nurseries Carry This Plant Solidago confinis, commonly called southern goldenrod, is a North American species of flowering plants in the sunflower family. It is native to California, southern Nevada, and Baja California. Solidago confinis is a perennial herb sometimes as much as 200 cm (80 inches) tall, with a thick, woody underground caudex. One plant can produce up to 320 small yellow flower heads in a showy, branching array at the top of the stem.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Size
Size
3.5 - 7 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Yellow

Flowering Season
Flowering Season
Spring, Summer, Fall

Wildlife Supported
 


Landscaping Information
Sun
Sun
Part Shade

Moisture
Moisture
Moderate - High

Nurseries
Nurseries

Ease of Care
Ease of Care
Moderately Easy

Soil Drainage
Soil Drainage
Fast, Medium, Slow

Common uses
Common uses
Groundcovers, Bee Gardens

Propagation
Propagation?
For propagating by seed: No treatment.

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Wet streambanks, springs, marshes,washes

Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 2.2" - 52.7", Summer Precipitation: 0.15" - 3.60", Coldest Month: 27.4" - 61.2", Hottest Month: 47.2" - 90.7", Humidity: 0.89" - 49.06", Elevation: -188" - 10709"


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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