Itea virginica Linnaeus. Virginia-willow, Sweetspire, Tassel-white. Phen: Apr-Jun. Hab: Moist forests and thickets, especially along the banks of streams. Dist: S. NJ south to s. FL and west to e. TX and OK, north in the interior (especially in the Mississippi Embayment) to s. IL and se. MO.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Syn: = Ar, C, F, FNA8, G, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3