A plant that springs up on burned land, especially the pink-flowered Epilobium angustifolium, a widespread willow herb.
- Seeds dispersed by wind fell on the soil leading to the appearance of hardy plants like fireweed and lupine.
- He waved a hand at the rutted, cratered fields, now overgrown with grass and great crimson drifts of poppies and fireweed.
- He strode toward her, brushing past vivid magenta blooms of fireweed and purple geranium.
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