Goldenrods, flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae, are the unsung heroes of Northeast Ohio's natural landscapes, occupying key roles in ecosystems across the region. This guide provides a comprehensive resource for understanding and identifying the 21 goldenrod species that grow in the 17-county Northeast Ohio region.
Inside, you'll find:
- Meticulous drawings and stunning photography highlighting deﬁning physical features and growth habits of each species
- A dichotomous key that is the deﬁnitive resource for identifying goldenrods in the ﬁeld
- Information about the ecological signiﬁcance of goldenrods
The authors of Goldenrods of Northeast Ohio are among Ohio’s most respected professional botanists and naturalists. Their collaboration has resulted in a guide that offers the most up-to-date botanical information presented in an easy-to-use format. This guide is an indispensable resource for the amateur and professional botanist alike.