She came from Bergamot Valley's countryside. She is an acquaintance of Heather and Scotch Broom.
Fireweed has a lot of uses:
It's seed has been used as food garnish known as tonburi (とんぶり). It has similar texture to caviar and it has been called as "land caviar", "field caviar", and "mountain caviar". It is a delicacy in Akita Prefecture
It's seed is also used in traditional Chinese medicine to help regulate disorders such as hyperlipidemia, hypertension, obesity, and atherosclerosis.
As a forage for livestock, but in a moderate amount.