There are more than 20 species in our area (Tennessee) and many of the species hybridize, increasing the diversity of size and shape. Luckily, goldenrods are recognizable to everyone at the generic level. Goldenrods are perennial herbs with dens cluster heads of yellow flowers that bloom from mid-summer to frost. The heavy pollen of the goldenrods does not carry far in the air, so it does not often cause hay fever. (Hay fever is usually caused by ragweed, which blooms at the same time.) For the most current and detailed information on this plant, please visit our FREE Online Guide to Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants at www.luminearth.com . Disclaimer: The statements in these videos are for educational purposes only and have not been evaluated by or sanctioned by the FDA. Only your doctor can properly diagnose and treat any disease or disorder. The remedies discussed herein are not meant to treat or cure any type of disease. The user understands that the above information is NOT intended as a substitute for the advice of a physician or a pharmacist. Make sure you can positively identify a plant before ingesting it. Some plants are poisonous, and misidentification could possibly result in serious illness or death.
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