Canada goldenrod

(Solidago canadensis)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not listed

Canada goldenrod

NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

Minnesota

not listed

Wetland
Indicator
Status

Great Plains

FACU - Facultative upland

Midwest

FACU - Facultative upland

Northcentral & Northeast

FACU - Facultative upland

 
Identification

See Subordinate Taxa (below) for identifying information.

 
Distribution Distribution Map   Sources: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28.
 
Comments

 

 
Taxonomy

Family:

Asteraceae (aster)

 

Subfamily:

Asteroideae

 

Supertribe:

Asterodae

 

Tribe:

Astereae (aster)

 

No Rank:

North American clade

 
Subordinate Taxa

Canada goldenrod (Solidago canadensis var. canadensis)

Harger’s goldenrod (Solidago canadensis var. hargeri)

 
Synonyms

 

 
Common
Names

Canada goldenrod

Canadian goldenrod

common goldenrod

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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About

Published on Sep 18, 2013

Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis) is a member of the Asteraceae (aster/sunflower) family. It is native to North America, but has become circumboreal and is spreading problematically in various parts of Europe and Asia. Outside of its native habitat, the plant can spread quickly with a single stalk of the plant being able to produce 20,000 seeds. China, in particluar, is having much difficulty with its spread. In Shanghai, it has caused the extinction of 30 native species, while in other parts of China, it is having an effect on orange crops.

Here in its native range, the Nlaka'pmx and Okanagan peoples traditionally used the stems and flower heads to make a tea to assist fighting diarrhea.

I had to add music to this video due to a lot of vehicle noise behind me when I filmed it...

Music: "Saturday" by Josh Woodward ~ http://www.joshwoodward.com/

   
       
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Published on Jan 19, 2014

Canada Goldenrod - a member of the Asteraceae family

   
       

 

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