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Picture of Graceful goldenrod Plant press of Graceful goldenrod
Graceful (Canada) goldenrod
Solidago canadensis L. var. canadensis


Plant Description:

  • A skinny, hairy stem with many fat, sword-shaped leaves, growing up to 60 cm tall
  • Yellow, triangular-shaped, clusters of small flower heads
  • This plant is often blamed for hay fever, but the pollen is actually too heavy to be carried by wind
  • Flowers can be made into yellow dye
  • Was a substitute for tea during the American revolution
  • Found at Stops 1 through 11


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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