Dwarf Fireweed

Where can I see the Dwarf Fireweed

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If you're looking to see some Dwarf Fireweed in the wild, your best bet is to head to arctic regions. This little plant is most commonly found in tundra and other cold, barren environments.

Dwarf Fireweed is a small plant with narrow, lance-shaped leaves. It produces small, reddish-purple flowers that bloom in July and August. The plant gets its name from its short stature - it typically only grows to be about 10 inches tall.

Despite its delicate appearance, Dwarf Fireweed is actually quite hardy. It has a deep root system that helps it anchor itself in sandy or rocky soil. And, thanks to its small size, it's able to withstand high winds and harsh weather conditions.

If you're lucky enough to spot some Dwarf Fireweed in the wild, take a moment to appreciate its beauty. These small plants are truly one of nature's wonders.

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Geeky Facts about the Dwarf Fireweed

Fact 1

It is a small version of its taller relative Common Fireweed (E. angustifolium).

Fact 2

The leaves of the tall fireweed and dwarf fireweed are chewed and applied to bee stings and bites.

Fact 3

Flower is purple to bright pink, contrasted with much darker purple sepals.

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Tours where I can see the Dwarf Fireweed

K2 BaseCamp

K2 BaseCamp

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Pakistan
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Small group
Activity Level
4 - Demanding

22 days days from

£3,445 / person

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Spantik

Spantik

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Pakistan
Tour Type
Small group
Activity Level
5 - Challenging

32 days from

£5,750 / person

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