Canada Goldenrod Solidago canadensis
Flores > Asterales > Asteraceae
Names in different Languages
|French||Verge d'or du Canada, Solidage du Canada|
|Spanish||Vara de Oro de Canadá|
Canada Goldenrod is native to Northeastern North America forming colonies of tall plants with small yellow flowers. Found in a variety of habitats from very dry locations to waterlogged ones. The species is known to be very aggressive forming monocultures and near-monocultures and it is resistant to winter temperatures.
How to Identify
Tall plant with many small, yellow flowers on the upper branches. The linear shaped leaves are arranged alternatively on the stems.
Where When to Spot
A common plant found in all parks around Montreal.
|Champ des Possibles, Montreal||2020-08-15|