Genus: Solidago

goldenrod

In order to identify some species, you will need to look for hairs on the seeds. These hairs develop early and can even be seen when plants are in flower. References: Semple et al. (1999), Semple and Cook (2006).

Family

Asteraceae (aster family)

This Genus’s Species in New England:

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