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Pilewort [Erechtites hieraciifolius]

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Common Name: Pilewort
Scientic Name: Erechtites hieraciifolius
Colors: Yellow
Months Appearing: August, September

Also called Fireweed and American burnweed.

Height up to 8 feet tall.

Flowers in clusters often from leaf axils near top pf stem. 1/4 inch diameter. Petalless. Swollen at base.

Leaves up to 2-3 by 8 inches. with teeth. Often clasing or stemless.

Disturbed sites. Burn area. Edge of parking lot at  the Post Office, Big Rapids Michigan. Sept 2. 0228,0233,0229