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.
Everything – flowers, leaves, roots, teas
Treating infections and inflammation.
Foraging Plant information list
This is not a complete list, this is a list of the species I have directly witnessed in my travels here in Northwest Ontario. If you find something before I do, email me and let me know.
Joe Pye Weed
Creeping Charlie (Ground Ivy)
Clover (Sweet White)
New England Aster
Saskatoon (Service berry)
Squashberry (Low bush Cranberry)
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.