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Canada Goldenrod - Solidago canadensis

Canada Goldenrod is native to Northeastern North America forming colonies of tall plants with small yellow flowers. Found in a variety of habitats from very dry locations to waterlogged ones. The species is known to be very aggressive forming monocultures and near-monocultures and it is resistant to winter temperatures.

Common Names

  • Canada Goldenrod (en)
  • Vara de Oro de Canad√° (es)
  • Verge d'or du Canada, Solidage du Canada (fr)
  • Kanadische Goldrute (de)


  • Asterales
  • Asteraceae
  • Solidago canadensis

Where & When to Spot

A common plant found in all parks around Montreal.

How to Identify

Tall plant with many small, yellow flowers on the upper branches. The linear shaped leaves are arranged alternatively on the stems.


Golden Rod

Golden Rod

Golden Rod

Champ des Possibles, Montreal - 2020-08-15

NIKON Z 6; NIKKOR Z 24-70mm f/2.8 S; Focal Length 70mm; Exposure 1/400; Aperture f/2.8; Iso 500;

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