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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Spiraea corymbosa   FAMILY Rosaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Spiraea betulifolia var. corymbosa   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Spiraea corymbosa

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-15-004:
Spiraea betulifolia   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Spiraea corymbosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Dwarf Spiraea, Rock Spiraea, Shinyleaf Meadowsweet


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image of Spiraea corymbosa, Dwarf Spiraea, Rock Spiraea, Shinyleaf Meadowsweet

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_spco12_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Spiraea corymbosa   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Spiraea betulifolia var. corymbosa   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Spiraea corymbosa

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-15-004:
Spiraea betulifolia   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Spiraea corymbosa

 

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2526

Shrub
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Habitat: Rocky forests and woodlands, granitic domes, dry slopes of Piedmont monadnocks, rocky slopes in partial sun, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
White (rarely pink)
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 united sepals
5 petals
15-20 stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Aggregate of 5 follicles

 

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