Fireweed (Bassia scoparia) (Kochia scoparia)

Origin:

Fireweed (Bassia scoparia) (Kochia scoparia) Weed.

This species is native to eastern Europe (i.e. Belarus, Ukraine and Russia) and Asia (i.e. Cyprus, Iran, Turkey, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Nepal, Pakistan, China, Korea and Japan).

Naturalised Distribution:

Not yet widely naturalised in Australia, and mostly confined to the south-western regions . . . → Read More: Fireweed (Bassia scoparia) (Kochia scoparia)

Kochia (Bassia scoparia)

Description:

Kochia (Bassia scoparia) is a fast growing annual herb that grows to 1.5 m high. As the plant ages the colour of its stems, leaves and flowers changes from green to pale yellow, pink and dull brown. It has an erect main stem with many upward-curving side stems and forms a pyramidal to . . . → Read More: Kochia (Bassia scoparia)