A variable woodland goldenrod that blooms best in part sun/shade. Tolerates full shade well, and may be the most shade tolerant Midwest goldenrod. Easy to grow, reseeds readily.
Light: Part Sun/Shade, Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic
Soil Type: Loam, Humus
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Sep-Oct
Root Type: Rhizome
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, wasps, flies, and butterflies. Like other goldenrods, it hosts a wide variety of insects, including the wavy lined emerald and ruby tiger moths. Songbirds and gamebirds feed on the seeds, and foliage is readily browsed by deer.