Solidago ridiga, also known as stiff goldenrod, is a weedy, perennial herb that can be found in open forests, glades, thickets, and prairies throughout the state. Atop stiff, broad-leaved, and hairy stems, small, bright yellow daisy-like flowers are borne in dense, erect, flat-topped terminal clusters. Bees and butterflies are attracted to it.
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Scientific Name: Solidago Rigida
Common Name: Rigid Goldenrod
Plant Type: Perennials
Zone: 3 to 9
Native Range: Eastern and Central North America
Full Growth Height: 36-60 "
Width in Across: 12-36 "
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: Summer (Mid, Late), Fall
Flower Characteristics: Showy
Pollinators: Butterflies, Birds
Flower Color: Bright Yellow
Tolerate: Clay Soil, Deer, Dry Soil
Water Requirement: Low, Average
Soil Type: Clay, Sand, Loam, Well-Drained, Moist
Soil pH: Neutral, Acid, Alkaline
Uses: Informal and Cottage Gardens, Beds and Borders, Meadows, Butterfly Gardens