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Fireweed

Chamerion angustifolium

Description:

Vividly fuschia compound flowers with magenta accents. This plant belongs to the evening primrose family and stood at around 3-4 feet tall.

Habitat:

Spotted growing adjacent to an alpine lake in Chugach National Forest. The Chugach is a temperate rainforest in Alaska.


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3 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 2 months ago

The Fireweed has standalone beauty all by there self, but with that scenery in the background those pictures are truly magical! Thanks for sharing.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 2 months ago

Thanks, Brian! :) That’s how I felt when I saw this scene in person.

Brian38
Brian38 2 months ago

Beauty gone wild!!! Great pics Mauna!

Anchorage, Alaska, USA

Lat: 61.23, Long: -149.70

Spotted on Jul 14, 2016
Submitted on Dec 23, 2018

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