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Solidago gigantea

Solidago gigantea, common name "Giant Goldenrod" is a plant species in the genus Solidago.[3] Its common name is giant goldenrod, in reference to its height of up to 2 m tall, rather large for the genus. It is a widespread species known from most of non-arctic North America east of the Rocky Mountains. It has been reported from every state and province from Alberta to Nova Scotia to Florida to Texas. [4]

Solidago gigantea is the state flower of Kentucky and Nebraska.[5]


  1. ^ Tropicos, Solidago gigantea
  2. ^ The Plant List, Solidago gigantea
  3. ^ Aiton, Hortus Kewensis 3: 211. 1789.
  4. ^ Flora of North America v 20, p 156.
  5. ^ State of Kentucky


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