New York Natural Heritage Program
Golden-seal
Hydrastis canadensis L.
Dicots

New York State Distribution [-]
Goldenseal occurs from Rennselaer County south to Orange and Dutchess Counties and west to Niagara and Erie Counties. Most collections are from western New York.

Global Distribution [-]
Goldenseal occurs from the Eastern United States northward into Ontario. It is common in Arkansas, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, and West Virginia and uncommon around the range perimeter. Hydrastis is presently cultivated to a limited extent within its historical range as well as in Oregon and Washington (Kauffman 1996).
Best Places to See
• Sensitive species. No sites listed.