Spikelike Goldenrod is a small aromatic perennial that produces brilliant yellow clusters of small flowers. It has lance to spoon shaped leaves that are mostly basal.
|Height and Spread
||10 – 80 cm tall.
||Up to 10 cm spread.
||July, August, September.
||After blooming – Fall.
|Light and Water
||Fairly adaptable, growing from low to alpine elevations in shaded and open areas.
||Prefers to grow in a medium amount of moisture, neither very wet or very dry soil.
||The St’at’imc people boiled the plant and placed it on infected wounds, which were further wrapped in cloth over steam.
||Spikelike Goldenrod produces an abundance of pollen, which attracts bees and other pollinators.
||Spikelike Goldenrod is a good addition to a garden setting because it has bright showy blooming that occurs in mid to late summer, after many other species.
||Spikelike Goldenrod will grow from low elevations to the alpine, making it a highly adaptable plant species.
||Spikelike Goldenrod can be propagated by seed.