Golednrods on a rainy day

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It's like a little bit of sunshine on a rainy day. It has been pissing for the past few days and I am loving it! :D. But its still nice to break the grey aura with some happy yellow.

Solidago canadensis



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Considered an invasive weed on some parts of the world which doesn't surprise me. In September I could see it growing everywhere, where there was some space between the roads and fields. Any spot with some taller grass and bushes had the goldenrod blooming. I must admit it looked amazing, but I an imagine it can be an unwelcome guests.

Known also as Goldenrod or Canadian Goldenrod it can be found in the whole United States almost most parts of Europe.


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Blooming starts in early Summer and lasts until November. The abundance of flowers during the summer (when the blooming is at it's peak) is a great source of food for all kinds of insects. I did not find any, but it was probably because of the weather and a little colder day.

Millions of messy little flowers :)


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Thy grow on quite tall slender stems. There was plenty of flowers loser to the ground where the stems were bending or simply growing shorter.

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But in many places the plant was taller than me. It was usually closer to some trees or bushes where the stem could lean on and was protected from the winds.

They looked great, but if this thing grows without any control, it is impossible to pass though it.
A true weed :)


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Shot with Nikon D5500 + Sigma 105mm lens
All photos and text are my own.



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Lovely yellows to look at on a day like today. It’s been raining most of the day yesterday and today. Even when it stops, my broken gutter drips for a while, so it feels like it never stops.

I don’t recall seeing this plant anywhere near where I live. It’s cute!

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You are saved from the weed then :)
Though it is a pretty one.

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It is! We have plenty of other weeds instead. Like Buddleia which is not even a weed. They call it also a butterfly plant. It spreads like weed though. I wanted one in my garden and one day it just self seeded there even though no neighbours have it. I let one grow to a little tree with abundant purple flowers for butterflies and bees. Then I pruned it and almost killed it, but it’s back to life this season. Now the seedlings are popping up everywhere, even in cracks on my drive. Need to stay on top of them if I don’t want a garden full of trees and nothing else 😂

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I love yellow flowers, they make us beautiful in my eyes, have a good day.

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Thank you! You as well :)

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Nature is one of the best subject when it comes to everything.
That flower looks like an orchid dancing lady from afar

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From a distance yea :) So much yellow on both of them.

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The flowers are very beautiful, I am very interested in their beauty, you take the portrait so beautiful

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These are beautiful to see and brighten up gloomy days.
It’s raining there. Here not yet. Still sunny all the way temperatures around 24 degrees Celsius.
Have a wonderful mid-week!

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It stopped for a day :p But it has been raining quite a bit. Which is good :)

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That’s good, indeed… for nature.
Have a wonderful week further @ewkaw 👋🏻

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lovely plants , that golden colors is similar to gold, really beautiful!

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In Cyprus, this plant is also available.
I like it.
And it looks great in the photo!

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It seems to be everywhere! :D

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I appreciate your work and your post has been manually curated by Botanic team @oscurity on behalf of Amazing Nature Community. Keep up the good work!

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Hello @ewkaw!

thanks for sharing
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