Bigelowia nuttallii Rayless Goldenrod



Bigelowia nuttallii, or Rayless Goldenrod, is a tough, evergreen perennial with rayless yellow flowers in late summer. Bigelowia nuttallii has narrow grassy leaves on slim upright stems up to 20" that are topped by broad, brush-like clusters of goldenrod-like blooms that attract late summer pollinators. Great for rock garden and dry areas.

Bigelowia nuttallii prefers full sun and well-drained soil and is well adapted to arid, rocky and exposed sites. Also found in wet acidic savannahs and seeps. Native from the southeast to Texas.


  • Common Names: Nuttall's Rayless Goldenrod
  • Zones: 5-10
  • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Light Shade
  • Soil Preference: Well-drained
  • Height at Maturity: 12
  • Width at Maturity: 8
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
  • Bloom Time: August - October
  • Foliage Color: Green

Special Features

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  • Other Features: Native to North America.

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