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NC Native Plant Society:
Plant Details

Solidago rigida [= Oligoneuron rigidum]

Bold Goldenrod, Stiff Goldenrod, Stiff-leaved Goldenrod

Scientific Name:

Solidago rigida [= Oligoneuron rigidum]

Genus:

Solidago

Species Epithet:

rigida

Common Name:

Bold Goldenrod, Stiff Goldenrod, Stiff-leaved Goldenrod

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

1-3 ft., 3-6 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

August, September, October

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Var. glabrata: Glades, barrens, and prairie-like areas, over mafic (such as diabase) or calcareous (such as calcareous shale) rocks, and in adjacent disturbed areas, such as roadbanks and powerline rights-of-way. Uncommon to locally common in the NC Piedmont.
Var. rigida: Glades, barrens, and prairie-like areas, over mafic or calcareous rocks. Rare; present in only 7 NC counties.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S2: Imperiled (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

State Status:

T: Threatened, SR-P: Significantly Rare: Peripheral (*Key)

Notes:

Two varieties in NC: Solidago rigida var. glabrata, Southeastern Bold Goldenrod and Solidago rigida var. rigida, Midwestern Bold Goldenrod.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://auth1.dpr.ncparks.gov/flora/species_account.php

https://gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org/species/oligoneuron/rigidum/



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