Oligoneuron Rigidum, Stiff Goldenrod
Stiff Goldenrod offers vibrant flowers.
If you plant it once it revisits you year after year. It has yellow blooms usually in the spring and summer. This plant seems to grow in freshly grazed prairies and the dry woods from south Texas and Georgia. It works well for plantings on the roadside and in wildflower gardens.
The stiff goldenrod has stiff stems with small hairs on them. The leaves and stems are green with a large yellow bushy flower on top. This plant can bloom for a few months at a time. The roots are fibrous and deep growing. It can grow up in most states and most countries.
Stiff Goldenrod is a native grass
This grass adds color to any natural area, pond, lake, stream or water garden. It has a golden yellow flower which will show in the spring and summer months. This plant can reach heights of up to 5 feet so it can be paired with other native grasses or water plants as an accent piece. This plant is commonly used to restore prairies and areas that are prone to erosion. This plant will come back year after year which gives you a significant investment. It needs no fertilizer or nitrogen during the first year, however, can become deficient in phosphorus and potassium.