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botanical name:
Solidago canadensis
Solidago canadensis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Golden rod
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 1.50m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 3 to 10
Strong, erect stems and large leaves. Pyramidal heads of yellow flowers in late summer and early autumn.

Any reasonably fertile, well drained soil in sun. May self seed.

By seed or division.

All parts of the plant have bee used medicinally

other notes:
Native to North America but naturalised in some parts of Europe.
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