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Spiraea Linnaeus. Subfamily: Amygdaloideae. Tribe: Spiraeeae. Spiraea, Meadowsweet, Hardhack.

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A genus of about 80-120 species, shrubs, of north temperate areas (especially Asia). Many species and hybrids are cultivated, and additional taxa to those treated below may be encountered as persistent or escaped.

Ref: Kalkman In Kubitzki et al. (2004); Lis (2014) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2014); Mink, Singhurst, & Holmes (2011b); Rehder (1940); Robertson (1974); Uttal (1974). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Spiraea prunifolia | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Spiraea corymbosa | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Spiraea alba var. latifolia, Buck Creek Serpentine Barrens, Nantahala National Forest, Clay County, North Carolina 1 by Alan Cressler | Spiraea latifolia source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Spiraea japonica | Original Image ⭷


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