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Fireweed

Epilobium angustifolium

Description:

A flower that blooms at the end of the summer. Very hardy, tends to be one of the first flowers to colonize a disturbed area.

Habitat:

Montane

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2 Comments

That tiny little weed is capable of such pain!!??

LeafWolf
LeafWolf 8 years ago

I hate fireweed. I once kneed down to pick up my dropped phone my bare knees touched the weed and shot me straight up screaming I looked at my knee and it was swollen and was bleeding it was very painful

Kay Sully
Spotted by
Kay Sully

Seligman, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Aug 16, 2012
Submitted on Aug 18, 2012

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