Solidago spathulata nana

Dwarf Goldenrod
Solidago spathulata var. nana (S. simplex?)

Family: Sunflower (Asteraceae)
AKA: Alpine Goldenrod
Photo taken on: July 23, 2005
Location: Scarps Ridge, GV, CO
Life Zones: Subalpine to alpine
Habitat: Rocky meadows

Grows to 6" with smooth, lance-shaped leaves and short clusters of tiny, yellow flowers. Flower heads have less than 10 ray flowers compared to Mountain Goldenrod.

Yellow Round Clusters