Native Bites: Fireweed

I first discovered this plant in my front yard when I moved to Washington State.  I watched it in the spring growing tall, yet not knowing it’s name.  I saw it blossom light, bright purple, swaying in the wind.  I really didn’t take notice however until the flowers fell and the seed pods opened.  That’s when the fun began.  The long seed capsules split and … Continue reading Native Bites: Fireweed