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Spiraea alba v. latifoliaSpiraea alba v. latifolia (Spiraea latifolia)

broad-leaved meadow-sweet

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 3-6'
Spread: 3-6'
Flowers: Jun.-Sept.; white or pinkish
Fruit: Sept.-Mar.; brown; capsule
Fall color: yellow

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy Sandy

Habitat

bogs, moist woods, barrens, swamps

Native to

Region: Mountain *
States: MD

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *

Notes

similar to S. alba but twigs more purplish or red



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1279.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004