Photo: Fireweed, the official Yukon flower on a sunny day!

Fireweed, the official Yukon flower on a sunny day | Photo: Gurdeep Pandher
Fireweed, the official Yukon flower on a sunny day | Photo: Gurdeep Pandher

Fireweed was adopted as the official Yukon flower on March 27, 1957.  This purple flower grows along Yukon roadsides, river bars and clearings from mid-July to September. The fireweed is a tall plant with many small, purple, and some dark pink flowers.

8 Comments

  1. Wow thank me for sharing I got a chance to check it out there an its very nice there da flower an ever think I love taking pix in da winter time.

  2. It’s the official flower even on a rainy day … ha ha. Nice pic, and the pole pasture fence gives it a nice context.

  3. I bought seeds and planted them have no idea what they look lik e when first come up? Help from Sask.

  4. Fireweed is my absolute favorite flower. I was happy to see that even here in Prince George we have some.

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