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National Science Foundation

Fireweed and Burned Landscaped

Caption: The magenta-flowered fireweed, which springs up after a burn, dominates a landscape once covered in black spruce in Alaska's Yukon Flats.

Credit: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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