Gray Goldenrod (Solidago nemoralis)
A.k.a. dwarf goldenrod. All the fun of a goldenrod in a short plant! An adaptable species that supports a wide variety of pollinators and host insects.
Light: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry
Soil Type: Adaptable
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Sep-Oct
Root Type: Rhizome
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract a wide variety of pollinators such as bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, moths, and beetles, including several obligate species of bees. Hosts many moths, Bletchley’s walkingstick, several grasshoppers, and a few smaller insects. Game and seed eating birds may consume seeds, and foliage is readily browsed by mammals.