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Related to solidagos: Solidago sempervirens, Solidago rugosa

solidago

(ˌsɒlɪˈdeɪɡəʊ)
n, pl -gos
(Plants) any plant of the chiefly American genus Solidago, which includes the goldenrods: family Asteraceae (composites)
[C18: via New Latin from Medieval Latin soldago a plant reputed to have healing properties, from soldāre to strengthen, from Latin solidāre, from solidus solid]
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Noun1.solidago - goldenrodSolidago - goldenrod        
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
goldenrod - any of numerous chiefly summer-blooming and fall-blooming North American plants especially of the genus Solidago
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References in classic literature ?
It is now filled with the smooth sumach (Rhus glabra), and one of the earliest species of goldenrod (Solidago stricta) grows there luxuriantly.
Suitable specimens are heleniums, sedums, rudbeckias, echinaceas, solidagos and phlox.
Penstemons and Sedums, together with the Solidagos and Thalictrums reinforce the autumn colour.