Euthamia spp.

Flattop Goldenrod

Asteraceae (Compositae)

Also known as Euthamia caroliniana, E. tenuifolia

Plant Specifics

Size:1.5-3 ft
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:Yellow
Fruit Color:
Phenology:Blooms late summer through fall. Winter dormant.
Noted for:Fall color


Recommended Uses:Retain for its value to insects in meadows and along roadsides and paths.
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.
Soil or other substrate:-
Soil pH:Circum-neutral



Attracts bees, beetles, and butterflies. A special value for native bees.  Important fall nectar source.

Native Habitats:Flatwoods, marsh edges, ruderal areas.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures


General Comments:Not typically planted, but worthy of retention for its value to insects.