Blue-stemmed or Wreath Goldenrod
Blue-stemmed or Wreath Goldenrod
Solidago caesia
Sunflower or Composite Family - Asteraceae
Clusters of flowerheads grow at the leaf axils, as well as terminally. Flowerheads yellow and small (about 1/4 inch long). Leaves alternate, 2 to 5 inches long, lance-like, toothed and tapering at both ends with a pointed tip.
(Photographed - August)
Main stem red to purple in colour, smooth and often arching.
  Pathology Images Inc. 2000 to 2002