Calflora
Taxon  Report   12033    
Spiraea splendens  Baumann ex K. Koch
Rose meadowsweet
Spiraea splendens
© 2010 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Spiraea splendens
© 2012 Steven Perry
Spiraea splendens
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Spiraea splendens, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Spiraea splendens
© 2012 Steven Perry
Family: ROSACEAE  
Genus: Spiraea
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Spiraea densiflora ssp. splendens
ICPN: Spiraea densiflora
ICPN: Spiraea densiflora ssp. densiflora
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More information about  Spiraea splendens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SPSP2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).