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Sweet goldenrod
Solidago odora

Other Names: Anise-scented Goldenrod

Family
Flower
  • small, yellow flowers .5cm (1/8 inch heads), arranged in clusters along the upper side of the stem, which arches slightly.
Leaf
  • The leaves are narrow, 1-4 inches (2.5-10 cm) in length
  • stalkless, smooth, toothless,
  • often with tiny transparent spots.
Location
  • This plant is found in dry, open wooded areas
  • Found across Eastern North America
Flowering Time
  • July- September
Other
  • N/A
Name Origin
  • The leaves, when crushed give off a pugent anise-like smell, which give it one of its common names "Anise-scented Goldenrod"
Sweet Goldenrod



Sweet Goldenrod Leaves