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Solidago virgaurea

Solidago verge-d’or
Golden Rod

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Plant family

Area

Sainte Baume

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

15 mm

Flowering months

August,

September,

October

Leaf type

Lanceolate,

Elliptic

Height

up to 100 cm

Description

An erect plant.

Wooded and grassy areas.

Flowers

Flowers with deep yellow disk florets and yellow ray florets.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Oval to long, pointed, entire, serrated, alternate on the stalk, to 10 cm long.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: a cluster of 1-seeded fruit with hairy pappus.

Edible

Young leaves.

Medical

Leaves and flowering tops: internally to treat urinal and genital inflammations, considered to be a tonic for the kidneys; externally for wounds, insect bites and ulcers.

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