Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2606

Shrub
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it on riverbanks, riverside shrub thickets, where occasionally flood-scoured, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer
White (rarely pink)
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5 sepals
5 petals

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Spiraea virginiana   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Spiraea virginiana   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-15-005:
Spiraea virginiana   FAMILY Rosaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Virginia Spiraea, Appalachian Spiraea