Spiraea alba

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRosaceae
Family (Traditional)Rosaceae
GenusSpiraea
SpeciesSpiraea alba Du Roi
Common NameWhite meadowsweet
Growth Habitshrub
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: shrub; Woody/Herbaceous: woody; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf; Leaf Veination: Pinnate; Petiole Type: Petiolate; Leaf/Leaflet Shapes: Narrowly Elliptic;Narrowly Oblong;Oblanceolate;Oblong; Leaf/Leaflet Margins: Double-Serrate;Serrate;Serrulate;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: White; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 4.2
C value 4
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Pike (KY), Carter (TN), Davidson (TN), Johnson (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1952 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100637691 Ballard Kentucky Raymond Athey
EKY
Spiraea alba
31234100637709 Ballard Kentucky Raymond Athey
EKY
Spiraea alba
ETSU006143 Johnson Tennessee 10 Aug 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Spiraea alba
TENN-V-0114332 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Spiraea alba
TENN-V-0114328 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Spiraea alba
TENN-V-0114334 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Spiraea alba
TENN-V-0114337 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Spiraea alba
TENN-V-0114327 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Spiraea alba
TENN-V-0114331 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Spiraea alba
TENN-V-0114516 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Spiraea alba
TENN-V-0114336 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Spiraea alba
TENN-V-0114329 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Spiraea alba
APSC0004562 Johnson Tennessee 28 Sep 1952 FH Barclay
28C
APSC
Spiraea alba
APSC0073295 Pike Kentucky 16 Sep 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Spiraea alba
MTSU008509 Davidson Tennessee 21 Apr 1989 Michelle Walker
MTSU
Spiraea alba
BRIT142731 Tennessee
VDB
Spiraea alba
BRIT142736 Tennessee
VDB
Spiraea alba
BRIT142748 Tennessee
VDB
Spiraea alba
BRIT142735 Tennessee
VDB
Spiraea alba
BRIT142732 Tennessee
VDB
Spiraea alba
TENN-V-0114515 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Spiraea alba
TENN-V-0114333 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Spiraea alba
TENN-V-0114330 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Spiraea alba
TENN-V-0114335 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Spiraea alba
UCHT014759 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Spiraea alba
HTTU035366 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Spiraea alba
HTTU034355 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Spiraea alba
MTSU008508 Rutherford Tennessee July 1956 Euple Ann Gilbert
35
MTSU
Spiraea alba
BRIT142733 Tennessee
VDB
Spiraea alba
BRIT142749 Tennessee
VDB
Spiraea alba
BRIT142734 Tennessee
VDB
Spiraea alba
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Plant Photos

Spiraea alba - Ashley B. Morris
Spiraea alba - Ashley B. Morris
Spiraea alba - Ashley B. Morris
Spiraea alba - Ashley B. Morris
Spiraea alba - Dwayne Estes
Spiraea alba - Dwayne Estes
Spiraea alba - Dwayne Estes
Spiraea alba - Dwayne Estes
Spiraea alba - Dwayne Estes
Spiraea alba - Dwayne Estes
Spiraea alba - Tara Littlefield
Spiraea alba - Tara Littlefield