Goldenrod of Canada (Solidago canadensis) - Spotted by a Bumble Bee (Bombus hortorum) - on the bank of a pond in a marsh, in summer, in August, in Picardie - France. Marais de Génonville - Natural site protected by the Conservatory of natural areas of Picardy. This plant native to North America and belonging to the family of Daisies (Asteraceae) is also called Gerbe-d'Or or Solidage Canada. Species introduced in Europe used since the 17th century as an ornamental garden plant, this honey plant has spread widely spreading by the wind. It is now colonizing many natural environments conducive to its development such as wastelands and wetlands.
Samuel Dhier / Biosphoto
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Shooting date : 2018-08-11