Dwarf Fireweed
 

Dwarf Fireweed
Pen and ink with acrylic wash
8 x 6 in

Epilobium latifolium is common in Alaska. This little cousin of our common Fireweed sometimes grows in huge mats turning river bars bright pink. Its young shoots are delicious in salad. In ANWR it grows along gravelly stream banks.

 

Image © 1991 by Mary Beth Michaels


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