California Goldenrod is a spectacular yellow flowered perennial that is very showy in the late summer to fall. Attracting pollinating insects and butterflies. Associated plants are commonly Rosa, Symphoricarpos, Juncus, Carex, Rubus, Salvia spathacea, and Satureja douglasii. Sun to part shade, seasonally wet. A great spot to plant this plant is in areas where the ground is wet in March, almost dry in summer. Light level should be non-reflective sun to part shade or high shade.
Syn. Solidago velutina subsp. californica
Solidago californica tolerates sand, clay and seasonal flooding.
Solidago californica is great for a bird garden.
Foliage of Solidago californica has color green and is deciduous.
Flower of Solidago californica has color yellow.
Communities for Solidago californica:Central Oak Woodland.