Solidago shortii

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Rare Plant Identifiers

Latin Name: Solidago shortii

Common Names: Short's goldenrod

Designations: Federally Endangered, State Endangered (Kentucky)

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Associated Invasives

Schedonorus phoenix

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Coronilla varia

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Rare-Invasive Interactions

Non-native species were stronger competitors than rare species (Walck et al 1999).

Information Sources


Walck, J.L., Baskin, J.M. & Baskin, C.C. 1998. A comparative study of the seed germination biology of a narrow endemic and two geographically-widespread species of Solidago (Asteraceae). 6. Seed bank. Seed Science Research, 8:65-74.

Useful Links

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture Image Collection

California Invasive Plant Council


Center for Plant Conservation National Collection of Endangered Plants

Invasive Plant Council of British Columbia Center for Invasive Species Information and Ecosystem Health

NatureServe Explorer


Western Weed Science Society