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Aster Family
Solidago juncea  (early goldenrod)   
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Carex Section
Meaning of Scientific Name
Solidago: from the word for heal, to make whole; juncea: rush-like
Life Form
Perennial Herb
Phenology (Flowering Period)
Physiographic Province
☑ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☑ New Castle
☐ Kent
☐ Sussex

Thin canopy woodlands and edges, old fields and meadows
State Status
Piedmont Status
Coastal Plain Status
Global Rank
Federal Status
Geographic Affinity
Species at Limit of Distribution
☐ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
Coefficient of Conservatism
Invasive Watchlist
Global Origin (Non-native Species)
Wildlife Values
Goldenrods are an important nectar source for multiple Moth and Butterfly species, as well as a variety of other insects. In addition, S. sempervirens is the host plant for Papaipema duovata (Seaside Goldenrod Borer Moth), and the species is a critical nectar source for coastal, migratory monarch butterflies.
Medicinal Properties
Part used: Flowering herb. Internally used as tea or tincture for cystitis, gastrointestinal tract and upper respiratory infections, and as an anti-inflammatory for gout and gouty arthritis. Topically used as a wash for minor wounds and a mouthwash/gargle for thrush, sore throats, and periodontal disease.
ID Notes
Additional Info
Habitats in which this plant occurs
Early Successional Herbaceous Upland Habitats (Piedmont Native Grassland)
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