Published by Daniel Mosquin on July 9, 2006
Tags: British Columbia, Onagraceae | Chamerion angustifolium (L.) Holub | roadside of Hat Creek Road, southwest of Ashcroft
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.
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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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