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Chamerion angustifolium ssp. circumvagum (Fireweed)
Reveal, James L.

Chamerion angustifolium ssp. circumvagum

Chamerion angustifolium (L.) Holub ssp. circumvagum (Mosquin) Hoch


Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

Synonym(s): Chamaenerion angustifolium ssp. circumvagum, Chamerion angustifolium var. canescens, Chamerion danielsii, Chamerion platyphyllum, Epilobium angustifolium ssp. circumvagum, Epilobium angustifolium ssp. macrophyllum, Epilobium angustifolium var. abbreviatum, Epilobium angustifolium var. canescens, Epilobium angustifolium var. macrophyllum, Epilobium angustifolium var. platyphyllum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , IA , ID , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SD , TN , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NL , NS , PE

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Chamerion angustifolium ssp. circumvagum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chamerion angustifolium ssp. circumvagum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chamerion angustifolium ssp. circumvagum


Record Modified: 2023-04-19
Research By: TWC Staff

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