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Rocky Mountain Goldenrod (Solidago multiradiata)

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Solidago Multiradiata, or more commonly know as Rocky Mountain Goldenrod, is a subshrub forb/herb with green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Solidago. It has a height of 1 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during late summer and is intolerant of shade. Solidago Multiradiata or Rocky Mountain Goldenrod's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Solidago
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: ME (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: ME (Cutler's goldenrod)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 7(FACU) 8(FACU) 9(FACU) 0(FACU) A(FACU)
  • Active Growth Period: Spring and Summer
  • After Harvest Regrowth Rate: Moderate
  • Allelopath: No
  • Bloat: None
  • C:N Ratio: Medium
  • Coppice Potential: No
  • Fall Conspicuous: No
  • Fire Resistance: No
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Flower Conspicuous: Yes
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Foliage Porosity Summer: Moderate
  • Foliage Porosity Winter: Porous
  • Foliage Texture: Medium
  • Fruit/Seed Conspicuous: No
  • Growth Form: Single Stem
  • Height at 20 Years Maximum (feet): 2
  • Height Mature (feet): 1
  • Leaf Retention: No
  • Lifespan: Short
  • Low Growing Grass: No
  • Resprout Ability: No
  • Shape and Orientation: Erect
  • Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Fine Textured Soils: No
  • Adapted to Medium Textured Soils: No
  • Anaerobic Tolerance: Low
  • Cold Stratification Required: Yes
  • Drought Tolerance: Low
  • Fertility Requirement: Medium
  • Frost Free Days Minimum: 120
  • Hedge Tolerance: Low
  • Planting Density per Acre Minimum: 5120
  • Planting Density per Acre Maximum: 20000
  • Precipitation (Minimum): 16
  • Root Depth Minimum (inches): 12
  • Salinity Tolerance: None
  • Shade Tolerance: Intolerant
  • Temperature Minimum (°F): -15
  • Bloom Period: Late Summer
  • Fruit/Seed Persistence: No
  • Propagated by Bare Root: No
  • Propagated by Bulbs: No
  • Propagated by Container: No
  • Propagated by Corms: No
  • Propagated by Cuttings: No
  • Propagated by Seed: No
  • Propagated by Sod: No
  • Propagated by Sprigs: No
  • Propagated by Tubers: No
  • Seed per Pound: 108888
  • Seed Spread Rate: Rapid
  • Seedling Vigor: High
  • Small Grain: No




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