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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Solidago multiradiata Aiton
Rocky Mountain goldenrod
SOMU

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit SS, FB   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Moderate   Growth Form Single Stem
Bloat None   Growth Rate
C:N Ratio Medium   Height at Base Age, Maximum 2
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 1.0
Fall Conspicuous No   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color Yellow   Lifespan Short
Flower Conspicuous Yes   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Medium   Toxicity
Fruit/Seed Color      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils Yes   Moisture Use
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils No   pH, Minimum 5.0
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils No   pH, Maximum 7.3
Anaerobic Tolerance Low   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum 5120
CaCO3 Tolerance   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum 20000
Cold Stratification Required Yes   Precipitation, Minimum 10
Drought Tolerance Low   Precipitation, Maximum 100
Fertility Requirement Medium   Root Depth, Minimum 12
Fire Tolerance   Salinity Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 47   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance Low   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -62
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Late Summer   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability   Propagated By Seed No
Fruit/Seed Abundance   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound 108888
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate Rapid
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor High
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal
Fodder Product No   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product   Post Product No
Lumber Product No   Protein Potential
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product No
Nursery Stock Product No   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 08/09/2020 01:59 AM CDT