Spiraea

genus of plants

Spiraea is a genus of plants in the Rosaceae family. They are often grown for their beauty.[1] There are about 80 to 100 species.[2] One species of Spiraea, Spiraea betulifolia, was eaten by Native Americans.

Spiraea
Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame' 06.jpg
A spiraea plant
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
Tribe: Spiraeeae
Genus: Spiraea
L.
Species

About 80-100

ReferencesEdit

  1. Aug 1, Factsheet | HGIC 1074 | Updated:; Print, 2019 |. "Spirea". Home & Garden Information Center | Clemson University, South Carolina. Retrieved 2020-08-07.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link) CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  2. "Spiraea in Flora of China @ efloras.org". www.efloras.org. Retrieved 2020-08-07.