Solidago nitida (Shiny Goldenrod)
Also known as Small Shiny Goldenrod. Synonym: Oligoneuron nitidum.
Shiny Goldenrod is an upright perennial that produces showy yellow flower clusters in late summer or early fall. The flowers are nectar source for many insects, including bees and butterflies.
Shiny Goldenrod does well in pollinator gardens, naturalized areas, pocket prairies and meadows.
AT A GLANCE
|Sun exposure||Sun, part sun|
|Bloom time||Late summer/early fall|
|Mature height||1.5-2.5 ft|
|Mature spread||1-1.5 ft
|Attracts||Birds, butterflies, bees|
|Notes||Native and honey bee friendly. Attracts beneficial insects.|
|Present in state|
|Present in county and native|
|Native to North America, but adventive & escaped in state|
|Not present in state|
|Present and rare, native in county|
|Previously present, now extinct|
|Questionable presence (cross-hatched, regardless of color)|