Goldenrod (Golden Rod)
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- Common Name: Goldenrod (Golden Rod)
- Latin Name: Solidago spp.
- Family Name: Asteraceae/Compositae
There are no known hazards for most of the Solidago genus, but they do contain some saponins. Godenrod is also grown in gardens as a decorative plant.
N.B. Some Goldenrod e.g. Solidago mollis (Velvety Goldenrod) are toxic to livestock; so to avoid incorrect identification it would be best to steer clear. See Rayless Goldenrod.