An elegant, arching goldenrod at home on wooded edges. As is typical of goldenrods, it supports a wide variety of pollinators and host insects!

Light: Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Mesic, Dry Mesic

Soil Type: Loam, Clay Loam, Rocky Loam

Height: 1.5’-3’

Bloom Color: Yellow

Bloom Time: Aug-Sep

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract a variety of pollinators including bees, wasps, and flies. Like other goldenrods, it hosts 45+ species of moth and many other insects including leafhoppers, treehoppers, grasshoppers, and spittlebugs. Seeds are occasionally eaten by birds such as buntings, sparrows, juncos, and goldfinches. Readily browsed deer.

Blue-stemmed Goldenrod (Solidago caesia)

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