An American plant (Erechthites hiercifolia), very troublesome in spots where brushwood has been burned.
The great willow-herb (Epilobium spicatum).
tall North American perennial with creeping rootstocks and narrow leaves and spikes of pinkish-purple flowers occurring in great abundance in burned-over areas or recent clearings; an important honey plant
an American weedy plant with small white or greenish flowers
Fireweed is a perennial herb that grows in the open woods, reaching a height of 3 to 5 feet, and blossoms attractive pinkish flowers. The honey is light in color with a mild flavor. Fireweed is found in the northern and Pacific states and Canada.
A tall, herbaceous perennial ( Chamerion angustifolium) with striking, rose-pink flower spikes. An early colonizer of burns, hence its common name.