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Fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium) discovered by Marcel Roy (#613)

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Sighting Info

Observed: July 30, 2011 @ 2:00 PM
Posted on: July 31, 2011 @ 5:46 AM (diff: 1 days)
Comments:
Fireweed is a perennial with pinky purple flowers that grows from 0.5 to 3 metres in height. LEAVES: long (up to 8 inches long), narrow, lance-shaped, veins can be observed on the underside, alternate on the stem FLOWERS: rose, purple or mauve, large - many clustered along the top part of the reddish stems - yellow stamens - 3 cm. or 1.2 in. across - Fireweed flowers are evident throughout the summer

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