- SCIENTIFIC NAME: Solidago canadensis
- PLANT TYPE: Perennial
- SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: so-li-DAY-go ka-na-DEN-sis
- TAGS: Plant Tags: bees, butterfly, drought tolerant, host, and nectar. Plant Types: Perennial.
Field Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis) is an aggressive, rhizomatous perennial that has high wildlife value. Not a “garden friendly” plant unless sited in drier conditions or perhaps a pot, but perfectly fine for large spaces where space control is not an issue. Other species of goldenrod (Solidago) are clumpers and do not have aggressive roots. See...