Rosebay Willowherb

Name: Rosebay Willowherb

Scientific name: Chamerion angustifolium

Category: Flowers

Nature Stars: 30

What are nature stars?

About: Often grows together in thick stands in woodland clearings, open spaces, grassland and waste ground. Flowers between July and September.

How to identify: Tall and leafy with pink flowers arranged along a flower spike.

Where: Very common, grows all over the UK and Ireland

Fantastic fact: Sometimes known as Fireweed in other countries.

Photograph credit: Richard Burkmar

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