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gold·en·rod

 (gōl′dən-rŏd′)
n.
Any of numerous chiefly North American plants of the genus Solidago of the composite family, having clusters of small usually yellow flower heads that bloom in late summer or fall.
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goldenrod

(ˌɡəʊldənˈrɒd)
n
1. (Plants) any plant of the genus Solidago, of North America, Europe, and Asia, having spikes made up of inflorescences of minute yellow florets: family Asteraceae (composites). See also yellowweed
2. (Plants) any of various similar related plants, such as Brachychaeta sphacelata (false goldenrod) of the southern US
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gold•en•rod

(ˈgoʊl dənˌrɒd)

n.
any composite plant of the genus Solidago, most species of which bear numerous small, yellow flower heads.
[1560–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goldenrod - any of numerous chiefly summer-blooming and fall-blooming North American plants especially of the genus Solidagogoldenrod - any of numerous chiefly summer-blooming and fall-blooming North American plants especially of the genus Solidago
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
silverrod, Solidago bicolor - plant of eastern North America having creamy white flowers
Canadian goldenrod, meadow goldenrod, Solidago canadensis - large North American goldenrod having showy clusters of yellow flowers on arching branches; often a weed
Missouri goldenrod, Solidago missouriensis - similar to meadow goldenrod but usually smaller
alpine goldenrod, Solidago multiradiata - goldenrod similar to narrow goldenrod but having bristly hairs on edges of leaf stalks; mountainous regions of western America
gray goldenrod, grey goldenrod, Solidago nemoralis - a dyer's weed of Canada and the eastern United States having yellow flowers sometimes used in dyeing
Blue Mountain tea, Solidago odora, sweet goldenrod - goldenrod of eastern America having aromatic leaves from which a medicinal tea is made
dyer's weed, Solidago rugosa - eastern North American herb whose yellow flowers are (or were) used in dyeing
beach goldenrod, seaside goldenrod, Solidago sempervirens - vigorous showy goldenrod common along eastern coast and Gulf Coast of North America
narrow goldenrod, Solidago spathulata - western American goldenrod with long narrow clusters of small yellow flowers
Boott's goldenrod - a variety of goldenrod
Elliott's goldenrod - a variety of goldenrod
Ohio goldenrod - a variety of goldenrod
rough-stemmed goldenrod - a variety of goldenrod
showy goldenrod - a variety of goldenrod
tall goldenrod - a variety of goldenrod
broad leaved goldenrod, zigzag goldenrod - a variety of goldenrod
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Translations
kultapiisku

goldenrod

[ˈgəʊldənˌrɒd] Nvara f de oro
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goldenrod

[ˈgəʊldnˌrɒd] n (Bot) → verga d'oro
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Such an idea had crossed her mind more than once during the past fortnight, and it flashed to and fro this mellow October morning when Rebecca came into the room with her arms full of goldenrod and flaming autumn leaves.
"Mother, mother, don't talk so, don't think so!" exclaimed Rebecca, sitting down impetuously on the floor by the bed and dropping the goldenrod by her side.
Along the cattle-paths the plumes of goldenrod were already fading into sun-warmed velvet, grey with gold threads in it.
Marilla stood at the gate and watched the carriage out of sight down the long lane with its banks of goldenrod. Anne turned at its end to wave her last good-bye.
He drove past grey-shingled farm-houses in orchards, past hay-fields and groves of oak, past villages with white steeples rising sharply into the fading sky; and at last, after stopping to ask the way of some men at work in a field, he turned down a lane between high banks of goldenrod and brambles.
In my front yard grew the strawberry, blackberry, and life-everlasting, johnswort and goldenrod, shrub oaks and sand cherry, blueberry and groundnut.
The sprawling stems of goldenrods and tall varieties of asters will smother out their companion plants.
"In most cases, they were used as pastures but about 60 or 70 years ago, the way of farming changed and grazing in these areas ceased."Restoration of pastures and grazing in Bratislava class="ulRestoration of pastures and grazing took place within the framework of the five-year project LIFE10 NATSK080 Protection and restoration of the NATURA 2000 territory in the cross-border region of Bratislava (2012-2017)BROZ and their partners restored grazing in the Devinska Kobyla National Nature Reserve (in 2013) and in the Biskupicke Luhy protected area of European importance (end of 2015)Subsequently, shrubs and various invasive plants like goldenrods or tree-of-heaven began to grow and expand over neglected pastures.
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