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Goldenrod (Woodland) or Blue-stemmed

Solidago caesia
Goldenrod (Woodland) or Blue-stemmed

Habitat

They are found in found in open woodlands and along the edges of woodlands.

Description

Their leaves are long, thin, lances with toothed edges. They have yellow flowers grow in clusters at the leave stems (axils). They bloom in summer to fall, the plant arching over.

Taxonomic Features (Traits) for Identification

Flower Type:  Flowers too small to be seen clearly in fuzzy clusters at leaf axils (where they attach to stem)
Flower Color: Yellow
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Plant Type: Wildflower (Tall - 1-3 feet) with arching stem
Leaf Type: Lance-shaped and toothed

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