Spiraea virginiana Britton. Phen: Jun-Jul; Aug-Sep. Hab: Riverbanks, riverside shrub thickets, where occasionally flood-scoured. Dist: A Southern Appalachian endemic: sw. PA, s. OH, WV, and sw. VA south through w. NC and e. TN to nw. GA.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: Ogle (1991a, 1991b) presented an excellent discussion of the taxonomy, history, and biology of this interesting species.
Synonymy: = C, F, FNA9, G, K1, K3, K4, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, WV, Robertson (1974); > Spiraea virginiana Britton var. serrulata Rehder