Goatsbeard, which is a member of the Rose family, grows as a tall perennial and can reach a height of 7 feet. Tiny cream colored flowers grow from long branched spikes above the leaves. Male and female flowers occur on separate plants; the male, pollen producing flowers being somewhat larger.
Goatsbeard blooms throughout July in moist woods, meadows, and along streams in the coast areas of southern Alaska.
Indications—creative processes are dreamy and unfocused; lack of joy and fun in life; mental inflexibility; over-intellectual; pessimistic.
Healing Qualities—joy through optimism; supports the manifestation of positive reality; helps those who are highly energized mentally to ground and focus that creative energy into the physical body.