Taxon  Report   7672 
Solidago gigantea  Aiton
giant goldenrod,  smooth goldenrod
Solidago gigantea, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Solidago gigantea
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Solidago gigantea
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: riparian, streambanks, lake-margins, meadows, edges [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Solidago
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Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
TJM2: accepted name: Solidago lepida var. salebrosa
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Aster latissimifolius var. serotinus
PLANTS: Solidago serotina
PLANTS: Solidago pitcheri
PLANTS: Solidago gigantea var. shinnersii
PLANTS: Solidago gigantea var. serotina
PLANTS: Solidago gigantea var. pitcheri
PLANTS: Solidago gigantea var. leiophylla
PLANTS: Solidago gigantea ssp. serotina
PLANTS: Solidago ×leiophallax
PLANTS: Solidago serotinoides
 Information about  Solidago gigantea  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2015).

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