Spiraea nipponica (Introduced- USA)

Spiraea nipponica Maxim., Bull. Acad. Petersb. xxxi. (1886) 40. (syn: Spiraea bracteata Hook. fil. (ambiguous synonym); Spiraea dissomorpha Koidz.; Spiraea media var. rotundifolia Nicholson; Spiraea nipponica f. oblanceolata (Nakai) Ohwi; Spiraea nipponica var. oblanceolata Nakai; Spiraea nipponica var. ogawai (Nakai) Yamanaka; Spiraea nipponica var. rotundifolia (Nicholson) Makino; Spiraea nipponica f. rotundifolia (Nicholson) Makino; Spiraea ogawai Nakai);  

Japan (Honshu) as per Catalogue of Life;


Spiraea nipponica Maxim.
Common name: Tosa Spiraea
Shrub with arching braches; leaves elliptic to obovate, 1.5-3 cm long; flowers about 5 mm across, white in hemispherical corymbs.
Photographed from SFO Botanical Garden, California

Common name: Tosa Spiraea
Shrub with arching braches; leaves elliptic to obovate, 1.5-3 cm long; flowers about 5 mm across, white in hemispherical corymbs.
Photographed from SFO Botanical Garden, California

 
 
 
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