fireweed

fireweed
Alaska' slang
The weed everyone loves. It grows anywhere it wants to. Has pink flowers ... and in fall, the leaves turn a fiery red ..... hence the name Fireweed.

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  • Fireweed — Fire weed , n. (Bot.) (a) An American plant ({Erechthites hiercifolia}), very troublesome in spots where brushwood has been burned. (b) The great willow herb ({Epilobium spicatum}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fireweed — ☆ fireweed [fīr′wēd΄ ] n. any of a number of plants that grow readily on cleared or burned over land; esp., a species (Epilobium angustifolium) of willow herb, with purplish red flowers …   English World dictionary

  • Fireweed — Taxobox name = Fireweed image width = 220px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Myrtales familia = Onagraceae genus = Epilobium species = E. angustifolium binomial = Epilobium angustifolium binomial authority …   Wikipedia

  • fireweed — /fuyeur weed /, n. any of various plants appearing in recently burned clearings, as the willow herb, Epilobium angustifolium. [1775 85, Amer.; FIRE + WEED1] * * * Perennial wildflower (Epilobium angustifolium) of the evening primrose family. Its… …   Universalium

  • fireweed — /ˈfaɪəwid / (say fuyuhweed) noun 1. a short lived perennial, Senecio madagascariensis, native to south eastern Africa, commonly found as a low spreading bush with yellow, daisy like flowers growing on recently cultivated or poorly grassed land;… …  

  • fireweed — siauralapis gaurometis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Nakvišinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, medingas, vaistinis augalas (Chamerion angustifolium), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje, Šiaurės Amerikoje ir šiaurės Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Chamerion… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Fireweed (disambiguation) — Fireweed is a perennial herbaceous plant in the willowherb family Onagraceae.Fireweed may also refer to:* Fireweed (bacteria), a cyanobacteria * Fireweed (herb), an erect annual slightly succulent herb * Fireweed (periodical), a feminist literary …   Wikipedia

  • Fireweed Motel — (Smithers,Канада) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: 1515 Main Street, V0J 2N …   Каталог отелей

  • Fireweed (periodical) — Fireweed: A Feminist Quarterly of Writing, Politics, Art Culture , was founded in Toronto, Canada, in 1978 by the Fireweed Collective. Collective members have included Elizabeth Ruth, Makeda Silvera, Carolyn Smart and Rhea Tregebov. Issues of… …   Wikipedia

  • fireweed groundsel — /faɪəwid ˈgraʊnsəl/ (say fuyuhweed grownsuhl) noun an erect, shrubby, aromatic perennial herb, Senecio linearifolius, with bright yellow flowers; found in south eastern Australia. {fireweed from its habit of colonising areas cleared by busfire +… …  

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