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Bridewort Spiraea salicifolia (Rosaceae) HEIGHT to 2m<br />
Much-divided shrub that suckers freely. BRANCHES Whip-like and mainly upright. BARK Reddish brown. LEAVES Elliptical to narrowly oval, the margin toothed towards the tip. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS With pink petals, in frothy conical to cylindrical heads. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of central and E Europe, popularly grown in gardens here and naturalised occasionally.
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Bridewort Spiraea salicifolia (Rosaceae) HEIGHT to 2m
Much-divided shrub that suckers freely. BRANCHES Whip-like and mainly upright. BARK Reddish brown. LEAVES Elliptical to narrowly oval, the margin toothed towards the tip. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS With pink petals, in frothy conical to cylindrical heads. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of central and E Europe, popularly grown in gardens here and naturalised occasionally.

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Date: 3 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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