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Fringe medicine Solidago californica A floral essence said to provide a sense of individuality
Herbal medicine (1) Solidago canadensis, Aaron’s rod, woundwort A flowering herb that contains essential oil, flavonoids, saponins, and tannins, which has been used to treat colds, kidney stones, and urinary tract infections. Some herbalists believe it may also be useful for arthritis, backache, diarrhoea, and as an expectorant

(2) Solidago odora, Blue Mountain tea, sweet goldenrod A perennial herb that is carminative, diaphoretic, diuretic and used by Native American medicine men to treat dropsy—presumably renal failure—and applied topically for bruises


n Latin name:
Solidago virgaurea; parts used: buds, leaves; uses: antispasmodic, diuretic, abortifacient, antiinflammatory, urinary tract infections, urolithiasis, earaches; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children; patients with heart or kidney disease; can cause nausea, rashes, difficulty during breathing, hemorrhage in digestive tract, stomach edemas, tachypnea, enlargement of the spleen, and death. Also called
Aaron's rod, blue mountain tea, denrod, and


rust on goldenrod
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Abstract--Aphids in the genus Uroleucon Mordvilko (Hemiptera: Aphididae) are native herbivores that feed on goldenrod (Solidago spp.
This clumping goldenrod is drought-and heat-tolerant, making it a great choice for dry meadow landscapes where it can self-sow.
Goldenrod galls are conspicuous outgrowths that form in response to insects ovipuncturing plant shoots.
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red and fleshy hips, past feathered goldenrod, then down to these
Goldenrod, a weed, grows naturally in abundance, as do perennial grasses.
This is true especially for insects that live on the tall goldenrod (Solidago altissima).