Prepared by Jennifer L. D’Appollonio, Assistant Scientist, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469. Updated February 2018.
Scientific name: Euthamia graminifolia (L.) Nutt.; old Solidago graminifolia (L.) Salisb.
Common name(s): lance-leaved goldenrod, flat-top goldentop, grass-leaved goldenrod, common grass-leaved goldenrod
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- 2′-4′ tall, rough
- branched at the top.
- 1″-5″ long and 1/8″-1/2″ wide.
-The flattish flower cluster is made up of small, orange-yellow flowers and found at tips of terminal branches.
– many goldenrod species in New England, and closely related species may hybridize. May be confused with E. caroliana in wet low-pH depressions; see left sidebar of Go Botany webpage
-meadows and fields
-shores of rivers
-native to North America
-has been introduced to Europe and Asia
Go Botany. “Euthamia Graminifolia (L.) Nutt.” Euthamia Graminifolia (Common Grass-Leaved-Goldenrod, Flat-Top Goldentop): Go Botany, 2021, gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org/species/euthamia/graminifolia/.