velvet goldenrod (Solidago mollis)

solidago mollisCommon name: velvet goldenrod
Botanical name: Solidago mollis

Light: full sun
Height: 6 – 24 inches
Water: low, drought tolerant once established
Soil type: well-drained variable soils

Perennial wildflower with branching yellow flowers blooms in later summer to fall; spreads freely via rhizomes; found in grasslands, meadows, sagebrush steppes and plains; excellent pollinator plant!