Page author: David Giblin
Solidago simplex var. simplex
sticky goldenrod

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest and in the Olympic Mountains in Washington; Alaska to Oregon, east to the Rocky Mountains, northern Great Plains, Great Lakes region, and northeastern North America.

Habitat: Open areas from the lowlands to middle elevations in the mountains, rarely in the alpine.

Flowers: June-September

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bumblebees, bees, flies, butterflies, beetles, wasps


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Accepted Name:
Solidago simplex Kunth var. simplex
Publication: In A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. Gen. Sp. 4(fol.): 81. 1818; 4(qto.): 103. 1820.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Solidago decumbens Greene
Solidago spathulata DC. ssp. glutinosa (Nutt.) D.D. Keck
Solidago spathulata DC. var. neomexicana (A. Gray) Cronquist [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Solidago simplex var. simplex in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Solidago simplex var. simplex checklist entry

OregonFlora: Solidago simplex var. simplex information

E-Flora BC: Solidago simplex var. simplex atlas page

CalPhotos: Solidago simplex var. simplex photos

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