alpine fireweed


Definition of alpine fireweed

: a perennial herb (Epilobium latifolium) with reddish white flowers found in arctic America and south through the Rocky mountains to Colorado

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First Known Use of alpine fireweed

1921, in the meaning defined above

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“Alpine fireweed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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