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fireweed, giant willowherb, rosebay willowherb, wickup, Epilobium angustifoliumnoun
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
fireweed, Erechtites hieracifolianoun
an American weedy plant with small white or greenish flowers
A perennial herbaceous plant (Epilobium angustifolium) in the willowherb family Onagraceae.
Chamaenerion angustifolium is a perennial herbaceous flowering plant in the willowherb family Onagraceae. It is known in North America as fireweed, in some parts of Canada as great willowherb, in Britain and Ireland as rosebay willowherb. In the United Kingdom it is also known as bombweed, as a result of its rapid appearance on city bomb sites during the Blitz of World War II; the plant is also traditionally known as Saint Anthony's laurel.: 112 It is also known by the synonyms Chamerion angustifolium and Epilobium angustifolium. It is native throughout the temperate Northern Hemisphere, including large parts of the boreal forests.
an American plant (Erechthites hiercifolia), very troublesome in spots where brushwood has been burned
the great willow-herb (Epilobium spicatum)
The numerical value of fireweed in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of fireweed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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- épilobe à feuille étroiteFrench
- chʼilátah atsʼosNavajo, Navaho
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