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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
8A 8B 9A 9B
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Wand Goldenrod, Slender Goldenrod, Smooth Goldenrod
|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Habitats:||Wet and coastal sites. Coastal scrub. Bogs, hydric and wet mesic flatwoods, ditches, coastal marshes.|
|Recommended Uses:||Wildflower garden.|
|Light:||Full Sun, Part Shade|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Short very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Tolerant of occasional/brief inundation such as can occur in storm surges.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||Some tolerance to salty wind but not direct salt spray.|
- Nectar plant for monarch (Danaus plexippus) and other butterflies.
- Attracts pollinators including native bees. The goldenrod soldier beetle (a.k.a. leatherwing beetle(, Chauliognathus pensylvanicus is a goldenrod pollinator (FL Wildflower Foundation).