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Fireweed

Chamerion angustifolium

Description:

The reddish stems of this herbaceous perennial are usually simple, erect, smooth, 0.5–2.5 m (1½–8 feet) high with scattered alternate leaves. The leaves are entire, lanceolate, and pinnately veined. Long cylindrical spikes of bright magenta flowers.

Habitat:

Mountain meadow near deciduous forest.

Notes:

Synonym: Epilobium angustifolium.

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KostasZontanos
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KostasZontanos

Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Ηπείρου - Δυτικής Μακεδονίας, Greece

Spotted on Jun 26, 2016
Submitted on Jul 5, 2016

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