Late goldenrod is an inaccurate name for this plant, since it is actually one of the earlier goldenrods to flower.
- Family: aster (Asteraceae)
- Habitat: moist thickets
- Height: 2-7 feet
- Flower size: tiny flowers are clustered in flowerheads about 1/4 inch high
- Flower color: yellow
- Flowering time: August to October
- Origin: native