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Chamerion angustifolium spp. angustifolium

Chamerion angustifolium spp. angustifolium

Chamerion angustifolium spp. angustifolium (Epilobium angustifolium)

fireweed

Photograph(s) by*: RHW, PLANTS GAM

Characteristics

Height: 3-10'
Flowers: Jun.-Sept.; magenta, pink, rarely white
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

recent clearings, burned woodlands, damp ravines, open sandy ground

Native to

Region: Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

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Notes



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1987.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004