Definition of goldenrod in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈɡəʊld(ə)nrɒd/


A plant of the daisy family, which bears tall spikes of small bright yellow flowers.
  • Genus Solidago, family Compositae.
Example sentences
  • Later in the season there are many others such as coneflowers, cosmos, goldenrods, or lavender that they will enjoy.
  • Asters, goldenrods, and sunflowers dominate the landscape from late summer to the end of the growing season.
  • Goldfinches also feed on the seed of goldenrod, coreopsis, cosmos, zinnias, dandelions and other weedy plants.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: gold¦en|rod

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.