A 24-hour, 245 mile survey of fireweed plants from Anchorage to Seldovia revealed an almost complete absence of flowering.
I have never seen fireweed like this. It is not growing with the normal straight stalk. Is it fireweed? My yard is full of them.
Browsing moose may have damaged the primary flowering shoot of the fireweed, causing it to form multiple blooming stalks.
Fireweed blooming in mid-late September after other plants have gone to seed.
Disease thought to be caused by mold or an infestation of aphids observed on Bird Ridge along the Seward Highway.
Tall Fireweed (Chamerion angustifolium)
Early fireweed (Chamerion angustifolium) bloom
Abundance of Fireweed on Popof Island