fireweed

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Related to rosebay willowherb: fireweed, Epilobium angustifolium, Chamerion angustifolium

fireweed

senecio spp., e.g. S. lautus, S. linearifolius, S. madagascariensis.
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Rosebay willowherb, renowned for its phoenix-like capacity to rise out of ashes on a derelict site is the fireweed that sets the scene orally and visually, taking the strain of the passing of the age of steam.
Forest ranger Neil Taylor treated the group to home-made nettle soup as well as spruce tea made from the needles of the tree, and some cooked rosebay willowherb, a natural delicacy which tastes like asparagus.
Buddleia, hawthorn, wild sweet pea, lupin, foxgloves, poppies, my beloved dog daisies, ragwort, meadowsweet, rosebay willowherb and a dozen or so little gems I have not yet identified.