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Spiraea japonica L. f.
JAPANESE SPIRAEA
Japanese meadowsweet

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Spiraea japonica, whole tree or vine - general
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Spiraea japonica, whole tree or vine - general

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Spiraea japonica, inflorescence - whole - unspecified
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Spiraea japonica, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
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Spiraea japonica, twig - orientation of petioles
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Spiraea japonica, twig - orientation of petioles
Spiraea japonica, leaf - whole upper surface
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Spiraea japonica, leaf - whole upper surface

Spiraea japonica, inflorescence - lateral view of flower
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Spiraea japonica, inflorescence - lateral view of flower
Spiraea japonica, fruit - lateral or general close-up
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Spiraea japonica, bark - of a small tree or small branch
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Spiraea japonica, bark - of a small tree or small branch
Spiraea japonica, twig - orientation of petioles
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Spiraea japonica, twig - orientation of petioles

Spiraea japonica, whole tree or vine - general
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Spiraea japonica, whole tree or vine - general
Spiraea japonica
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Spiraea japonica

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Andrena crataegi @ UCMS_ENT (12)

Andrena nasonii @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Andrena vicina @ UCMS_ENT (1)
Apidae  Bombus lapidarius @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Halictidae  Lasioglossum hitchensi @ CUIC_ENT (1)
Megachilidae  Megachile rotundata @ BBSL (1)

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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Spiraea japonica L. f. Japanese Spiraea
Rosaceae — Rose family
Non-native
Spiraea japonica
White Clay Creek State Park -- Creek Road
June 2009

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Spiraea japonica L. f.
Japanese meadowsweet

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General Information
Symbol: SPJA
Group: Dicot
Family: Rosaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Shrub
Native Status : CAN   I
L48   I
Other Common Names: Japanese spiraea
Characteristics
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Native Status:
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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . United Kingdom, England, Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 246. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
SPJAA Spiraea japonica L. f. var. alpina Maxim.

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rosales
Family Rosaceae – Rose family
Genus Spiraea L. – spirea
Species Spiraea japonica L. f. – Japanese meadowsweet

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Spiraea japonica . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Spiraea japonica</i>
L. f. var. <i>
bullata</i>
(Maxim.) Makino
Spiraea japonica var. bullata
Distribution of <i>
Spiraea japonica</i>
L. f. var. <i>
fortunei</i>
(Planch.) Rehder
Spiraea japonica var. fortunei
fortune meadowsweet

Legal Status

U.S. Weed Information
Spiraea japonica Japanese spiraea This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
SEEPPC Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council. 1996. Invasive exotic pest plants in Tennessee (19 October 1999). Research Committee of the Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council. Tennessee.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Midwest UPL
Northcentral & Northeast UPL

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ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (SPJA)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (SPJA)
Kemper Center for Home Gardening (SPJA)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (SPJA)
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NPCI Alien Plant Working Group: abstract & image (SPJA)

Wildlife

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