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Spiraea albaSpiraea alba

narrow-leaved meadow-sweet

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

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

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: 6.6-7.5
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy Organic

Habitat

bogs, swamps, moist meadows

Native to

Region: Mountain *
States: MD DE PA NY WV VA

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *

Notes

bark may be shaggy, orange-brown



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1286.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004