Spiraea japonica L.f.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Spiraea japonica L.f.

  • Description

    Species Description - Shrub to 1.5 m; lvs lanceolate or lance-ovate, 8–15 × 2.5–5 cm, long-acuminate, sharply toothed, acute at base; infl terminal, compound, short and broad, 5–20 cm wide; pedicels and hypanthium finely pubescent; fls mostly pink, 5 mm wide; fr 2.5–3 mm; 2n=18. Native of Japan, often escaped from cult. June, July.

  • Common Names

    Japanese spiraea