We grew this from a Vandenberg mitigation. The mother plants were growing on a ocean facing (west) slope about one mile from the water. The rainfall on the site is 12-15 inches with additional 5-10 inches of fog drip. Temperatures on the site rarely climb above 80 degrees F.(27C). The area where these plants thrive is 1 ft. of sand on red hard pan. Associated plants include Ceanothus impressus imp., Ceanothus ramulosus, Ceanothus cuneatus, Arctostaphylos rudis, Arcto. purissima, Encelia californica, and Salvia spathacea.
Solidago spathulata tolerates sand, clay and seasonal flooding.
Solidago spathulata is great for a butterfly garden.
Foliage of Solidago spathulata is deciduous.
Flower of Solidago spathulata has color yellow.
Communities for Solidago spathulata:Coastal Sage Scrub and Coastal Strand.