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Solidago juncea

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Common Name:  Early Goldenrod, Plume Goldenrod

Full to part sun, medium to dry moisture level, grows in a wide range of soils including clay.  2-4 feet height, blooms mid-summer, yellow flowers, may produce rhizomes and vegetative offshoots.

Germination Code: C(60), D

Native Region: Scattered statewide

Earliest of the goldenrods to bloom.  Showy flowers on an attractive slender plant.  Easy to grow.  Attracts butterflies, bees and birds.

Early Goldenrod, Plume Goldenrod - Solidago juncea 2
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/
Early Buttercup - Ranunculus fascicularis 5
Photo Courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery http://www.prairiemoon.com/
Early Goldenrod, Plume Goldenrod - Solidago juncea 3
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/