The flowers of this Goldenrod appear in tight bright yellow pyramid-shaped clusters along arching branches atop the stem. Canada Goldenrod flowers are very small, approximately 3mm in length.
Canada Goldenrod leaves grow along the arching stalk and are.
Canada Goldenrod grows in a variety of habitats, from roadsides to thickets to cleared areas..
The larger, thicker leaves of the related Largeleaf Aster, Aster macrophyllus, can be harvested when they are young, cooked, and consumed as greens.
White Wood Aster usually blooms in the late summer to early fall season.