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Chamerion angustifolium

Chamerion angustifolium

In a (former) forest three years post-burn, Chamerion angustifolium displays why it has the most fitting of common names: fireweed. Older texts and some modern taxonomists use the scientific name Epilobium angustifolium for this species.


I see this all the time along the side of the bike path...now I know what they are!

used to move my bee hives in spring to places that had fireweed....good honey!

Isn't this plant also called by the common name "Rosebay'?

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