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Search Term(s): Solidago rugosa var. aspera   (1 record found)

Aster Family
Solidago rugosa var. aspera  (thick wrinkle-leaf goldenrod)   
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Carex Section
Meaning of Scientific Name
Solidago: from the word for heal, to make whole; rugosa: wrinkled; aspera: rough
Life Form
Perennial Herb
Phenology (Flowering Period)
Physiographic Province
☑ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☑ New Castle
☑ Kent
☑ Sussex

Dry to wet soils in old fields, meadows, roadsides, edges and young woodlands
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
ID Notes
Thick, firm leaves that are strongly rugose veiny.
Additional Info
Habitats in which this plant occurs
Early Successional Herbaceous Upland Habitats (Piedmont Native Grassland)
Early Successional Shrub/Brush Upland Habitats (Coastal Plain Old Field)
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