Height: 3-4 ft
Spread: 2-3 ft
Bloom Time: July-September
Sunlight: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Medium-Very Dry
A very early-blooming goldenrod species, with yellow flowers that bloom in a branching cluster. Spreads rhizomateously. Goldenrods are a host plant for an astounding 112 native caterpillars. As well as being essential to sustain butterfly and moth populations, these caterpillars are an important part of the food chain for numerous creatures. Wildlife that feed on caterpillars include predatory insects, birds, lizards, snakes, amphibians, and even a variety of mammals such as rodents, foxes, and bear.