- SCIENTIFIC NAME: Solidago nemoralis
- PLANT TYPE: Perennial
- SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: so-li-DAY-go nem-or-AL-is
- TAGS: Plant Tags: bees, butterflies, clumping, drought tolerant, fall, host, and sunny. Plant Types: Perennial.
Gray Goldenrod (Solidago nemoralis) is a garden worthy goldenrod thanks to its clumping nature. Unlike Solidago canadensis, this perennial does not grow by rhizomatous roots and is not aggressive. Contrary to popular belief, goldenrod is not a source of fall allergies because its pollen is not light enough to be transported on the wind. Goldenrods are insect...