Flowers A stunning addition to salads or a garnish to give the finishing touch, goldenrod has long been respected for its medicinal properties. With a flavor similar to chamomile and dill, goldenrod can also be used to impart a sweet, autumnal flavor into savory or sweet dishes. Pairs well with creamy soft cheese. Harvesting in the summer and early autumn.
Galls Galls (shown below) occur when an insect interferes with the plant in order that it might take advantage of the sugar supply within the plant. The result is a sweet and succulent vegetable that takes a pleasant aroma characteristic of goldenrod. Harvesting in the spring.