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    Taxonomic name: Solidago canadensis L.
    Synonyms:
    Common names: Canada goldenrod (English), Canadian goldenrod (English), common goldenrod (English), Kanadische Goldrute (German)
    Organism type: herb
    Solidago canadensis is native to North America and was first reported from Europe in 1645 and in China around 1930. Today Solidago canadensis is widespread and invasive all over Europe and increasingly in East Asia. Its broad tolerance to nutrients and humidity allows it to occur in a variety of different habitats, including derelict land, road sides and dry floodplains. At several locations Solidago canadensis is considered a threat to biodiversity.
    Occurs in:
    range/grasslands, ruderal/disturbed, urban areas
    Compiled by: IUCN/SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG)
    Last Modified: Tuesday, 14 February 2006


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland