A photographic collection and brief reference to help identify Wildflowers found in New York
Fireweed gets its name from being one of the first plants to colonize areas burned by fire.
Seeds develop in long purple/red pods that split open when ripe. A tuff of fluff attached to the seed allows them to be carried away by the wind.
Found: Fields, clearings, burned out areas.
Height: 1 - 7 feet
July - Sept bloom time