Family: Asteraceae, Aster view all from this family
Description This woodland goldenrod, with erect, somewhat zigzag stems, bears small flower heads on short axillary stalks from the upper leaves. The plant is 8-48 in. tall with pointed, alternate, coarsely toothed oval leaves.
Flower July - October.
Flower July - October
Habitat Sandy stream banks; rich woods.
Range Quebec to e. North Dakota, s. to Georgia mountains, Louisiana, and n.e. Kansas.
Discussion This goldenrod attracts butterflies.
Exposure Preference Partial sun.
Native Distribution Quebec to e. North Dakota, s. to Georgia mts., Arkansas & n.e. Kansas
Site Preference Sandy stream banks; rich woods
Soil Preference Various mesic soils.
Wildlife Value Attracts butterflies.