Calflora
Taxon  Report   7677    
Solidago spectabilis  (D. C. Eaton) A. Gray
Nevada goldenrod,  Showy goldenrod
Solidago spectabilis
© 2002 Larry Blakely
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Solidago spectabilis
© 2015 John Doyen
Solidago spectabilis
© 2009 Mary Winter
Solidago spectabilis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Solidago spectabilis
© 2002 Larry Blakely
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Solidago
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Shadscale Scrub, Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Solidago confinis var. spectabilis
ICPN: Solidago missouriensis
ICPN: Solidago spectabilis var. spectabilis
More information about  Solidago spectabilis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (SOSP3)

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 21, 2018).

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