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Spiraea corymbosa (Shinyleaf meadowsweet)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Spiraea corymbosa

Spiraea corymbosa Raf.

Shinyleaf Meadowsweet

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Spiraea betulifolia ssp. corymbosa, Spiraea betulifolia var. corymbosa

USDA Symbol: SPCO12

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Aggregate , Follicle
Size Notes: Up to about 5 feet tall.
Fruit: Aggregated follicles.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , GA , MD , NC , NJ , PA , VA , WV

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Find Seed or Plants

View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Spiraea corymbosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Spiraea corymbosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Spiraea corymbosa


Record Modified: 2023-01-18
Research By: TWC Staff

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