GOLDENROD

 

About Goldenrod

Goldenrod is another very common “weed” that grows extensively in our area. Large groups of them can easily be found along roadsides, fields, swampy areas. Its long woody stem topped with clusters of yellow flowers become a sign that fall is on its way.

Primary use
food source

Edible parts
Everything – flowers, leaves, roots, teas

Medicinal
Treating infections and inflammation.

Identification

These yellow flowering plants are common throughout the area. Averaging a meter tall with a single woody stem with a large multi branched yellow flower head at the top.

Where to look

Along roadsides/disturbed areas, they enjoy sun  and a multitude of soil types. Driving bush roads where the roadsides are cut back regularly provide great habitat.

Get In Touch

21 second street, nipigon

 

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