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Solidago leavenworthii - Torr.&A.Gray.
                 
Common Name Leavenworth's goldenrod
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Damp soil of the coastal plain[72].
Range South-eastern N. America - Florida to S. Carolina.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Solidago leavenworthii Leavenworth


Solidago leavenworthii Leavenworth
   
Physical Characteristics
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Solidago leavenworthii is a PERENNIAL growing to 1.2 m (4ft). The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.It is noted for attracting wildlife.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and can grow in heavy clay soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats
 Cultivated Beds;
Edible Uses
None known
Medicinal Uses


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Antiseptic.

Antiseptic. An infusion of the dried powdered herb can be used[168].
Other Uses
Dye;  Latex.

A good quality rubber can be made from a latex that is obtained from the leaves[46, 61, 110]. This species is the most promising source of latex in this genus[110], it has commercial possibilities[46]. Mustard, orange and brown dyes can be obtained from the whole plant[168].
Cultivation details
Experimental Crop;  Industrial Crop: Hydrocarbon;  Management: Hay.

We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will succeed in Britain, though judging by its native range it should succeed outdoors at least in the milder parts of the country. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus. Succeeds in any moderately fertile moisture retentive soil in sun or semi-shade[200]. Grows well in heavy clay soils. A rather greedy plant, it is apt to impoverish the soil[1]. The plant attracts various beneficial insects such as ladybirds, lacewings and hoverflies to the garden, these insects will help to control insect pests in the garden[201, 238].
Propagation
Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. Only just cover the seed and do not allow the compost to become dry. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle, and grow them on for their first winter in pots. Plant them out into their permanent positions in spring or early summer. Division in spring or autumn. Larger divisions can be planted out direct into their permanent positions. We have found it best to pot up the smaller divisions and grow them on in a lightly shaded position in a cold frame, planting them out once they are well established in the summer.
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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
Related Plants
Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Solidago canadensisCanadian Goldenrod, Shorthair goldenrod, Harger's goldenrod, Rough Canada goldenrod, Common Goldenro22
Solidago canadensis scabraCanadian Goldenrod22
Solidago fistulosaPine barren goldenrod01
Solidago giganteaGiant Goldenrod02
Solidago graminifoliaFlat-Topped Goldenrod11
Solidago japonica 11
Solidago missouriensisPrairie Goldenrod, Missouri goldenrod, Tolmie's goldenrod21
Solidago nemoralisOld-Field Goldenrod, Gray goldenrod11
Solidago odoraSweet Goldenrod, Anisescented goldenrod, Chapman's goldenrod22
Solidago radiata 11
Solidago rigidaStiff Goldenrod, Flat Topped Goldenrod, Stiff Goldenrod02
Solidago spathulataCoast Goldenrod, Creeping Goldenrod11
Solidago spectabilisNevada Goldenrod11
Solidago suaveolensanisescented goldenrod11
Solidago virgaureaGoldenrod13
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