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Rigid Goldenrod


A perennial, produces dense clusters of dark gold flowers, blooms late August through October. Does not spread by rhizomes like so many other goldenrods. Found across MA to Saskatchewan, south to GA, LA, and TX; dry to mesic prairies, open woodlands, neutral soil. Best in full sun, prefers moderate to dry soil; use for late season color, back of border, mixes, meadows; great paired with New England Aster; attracts birds and butterflies, a good cutflower.