Nebraska State Flower: Goldenrod
Scientific Name: Solidago gigantea
State Flower Description: Goldenrod is very common in the United States which blooms around August - October. The flower is a cluster of yellow flowers that form on the top half of the plant. Goldenrod was adopted as the state flower due to it's long season and hardy stature which represented the Nebraska pioneers of the day.
Where It's Found: The Goldenrod is commonly found in the United States and grows in woods, meadows, hills, and on rocky ground. Generally it can be seen blooming in late summer and early fall in large numbers in fields of the Northeast states.
Nebraska State Flower Dedication: 1895