Connecticut Plants
Pilewort (Fireweed)
Erechtites hieraciifolius (L.) Raf. ex DC.
  • Synonyms: Erechtites hieraciifolia (L.) Raf. ex DC.
  • Family: aster (Asteraceae)
  • Habitat: moist roadsides, fields, and thickets, often in recently burned areas
  • Height: 1-9 feet
  • Flower size: flowerheads 1/4 inch across
  • Flower color: white
  • Flowering time: July to October
  • Origin: native
Erechtites hieraciifolia (L.) Raf. ex DC.
Erechtites hieraciifolia (L.) Raf. ex DC.