Calflora
Taxon  Report   7672    
Solidago gigantea  Aiton  (no longer an active name)
Giant goldenrod,  Smooth goldenrod
Solidago gigantea
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Solidago gigantea, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).

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Solidago gigantea
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Solidago
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Habitat: riparian, streambanks, lake-margins, meadows, edges

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Solidago lepida var. salebrosa

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Aster latissimifolius var. serotinus
PLANTS: Solidago serotina
PLANTS: Solidago pitcheri
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NOTE: Solidago gigantea is no longer an active name.
More information about  Solidago gigantea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (SOGI)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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