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Taxon: Spiraea salicifolia L.

Genus: Spiraea
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Amygdaloideae tribe: Spiraeeae
Nomen number: 35311
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:489. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 20-Jul-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Jul-1998
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System.

Common names:

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Siberia: Russian Federation - Chita, Gorno-Altay, Kemerovo, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tyumen [s.], Yakutia-Sakha
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Far East
    China: China - Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Shanxi
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu; Korea
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Hungary; Poland; Slovakia
    East Europe: Ukraine [w.]
    Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria [s.]; Croatia; Romania; Slovenia

  • naturalized elsewhere

    East Europe: Belarus



Check other web resources for Spiraea salicifolia L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Spiraea salicifolia cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Check for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (25 November 2015)

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