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10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Fireweed: The fireweed blooms from the bottom up. Watch out, though! When it blooms at the top, Alaska Native legend states it's 6 weeks until winter!

The Fireweed: The fireweed blooms from the bottom up. Watch out, though! When it blooms at the top, Alaska Native legend states it's 6 weeks until winter!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2010
Date Uploaded: 07.2012
Photo Location: Alaska, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Copyright: © Kristie Calvin