Solidago graminifolia

Common Name: 
narrowleaf goldenrod, grass-leaved goldenrod, lance-leaved goldenrod
Scientific Name: 
Solidago graminifolia (L.) Salis. syn.
Family Name: 
Asteraceae (Compositae) - Aster or Sunflower Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
native perennial, reproducing by seed and rhizomes
upright, much branched, smooth to pubescent
alternate, linear to narrowly lanceolate, 3 to 5 parallel veins, margins entire and rough, smooth above, fine pubescent below, lower leaves deciduous by flowering
Leaves of Narrowleaf Goldenrod
heads of golden yellow disk (tubulate) and ray (ligulate) florets; flat-topped corymb
Flowers of Narrowleaf Goldenrod