New York Natural Heritage Program
Mountain Goldenrod
Solidago simplex var. racemosa (Greene) Kartesz & Gandhi
Family: Aster Family (Asteraceae)

State Protection: Endangered
listed species are those with: 1) 5 or fewer extant sites, or 2) fewer than 1,000 individuals, or 3) restricted to fewer than 4 U.S.G.S. 7 minute topographical maps, or 4) species listed as endangered by U.S. Department of Interior.

Federal Protection: Not Listed

State Rarity Rank: S1
A State Rarity Rank of S1 means: This plant is endangered/critically imperiled in New York because of extreme rarity (typically 5 or fewer populations or very few remaining individuals) or is extremely vulnerable to extirpation from New York due to biological factors.

Global Rarity Rank: G5T3?
A Global Rarity Rank of G5T3? means: Vulnerable globally (most likely) - Conservation status of the subspecies/variety is uncertain, but most likely at moderate risk of extinction due to rarity or other factors; typically 80 or fewer populations or locations in the world, few individuals, restricted range, few remaining acres (or miles of stream), and/or recent and widespread declines. More information is needed to assign a firm conservation status. (The species as a whole is common globally.)

State Ranking Justification [-]
There are 2 verified occurrences. 2 historical occurrences in the New York State Atlas, House describes it in his 1924 list as from occurring in northern New York State and the Adirondacks.

Short-term Trends [-]