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Riddell’s Goldenrod

Solidago riddellii is a Wisconsin Native perennial forb. It is found throughout the northeastern US. Large, flat-topped clusters of tiny, bright yellow flowers bloom in August to October. It thrives in moist to wet clay soils in full sun.

A true pollinator magnet, the flowers attract many insect species, such as native and honeybees, wasps, flies, beetles, moths and butterflies (Small copper, Monarch, Giant Swallowtail, Gray Hairstreak, Clouded Sulphur, Fritillary, Pearl Crescent and Cloudless Sulphur) and even praying mantises!

Use it in moist gardens, pollinator gardens, butterfly gardens, meadows, and other naturalized areas.

A Native, Naturally! Forb, it prefers full sun in average, moist to well-drained soil.