Spiraea douglasii Hook., Fl. Bor.-Amer. 1(4): 172 172 1832. (syn: Drimopogon douglasii (Hook.) Rafin.; Spiraea cuneifolia Rafin. (ambiguous synonym); Spiraea douglasii var. roseata (Rydb.) C. L. Hitchc.; Spiraea nobleana Hook. fil.; Spiraea pachystachys Hort. ex C. Koch; Spiraea regeliana Hort. ex C. Koch; Spiraea roseata Rydb.; Spiraea sanssouciana C. Koch; Spiraea tomentosa Rafin. (ambiguous synonym));    
USA (California, Missouri, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington State), Canada (British
Columbia), Austria (I), England (I), Czech Republic (I), Germany (I), Ireland
(I), Northern Ireland (I), Netherlands (I), Croatia (I), Hungary (I), Norway
(I), Poland (I), Sweden (I), Ukraine (I), Argentina (I)
as per Catalogue of Life;
 
Spiraea douglassii Hook., Fl. bor.-amer. 1:172. 1832
Common names: Douglass’ spirea, steeplebush

Stout shrub making dense patches, reaching 2 m tall, with tomentose branches; leaves thick, oblong, 3-8 cm long, densely white-tomentose especially beneath, unequally serrate in upper part; petiole 2-4 mm long; flowers deep-rose, in dense panicles; sepals recurved, petals obovate, stamens many, twice as long as petals; follicles glabrous.  
Cultivated in Herbal Garden below Cheshma Shahi in Srinagar, Kashmir.
This American plant is medicinally important for native Americans.
Identification credit to Resin (UK) in Daves’ Garden Forum.


 
Spiraea douglassii Hook., Fl. bor.-amer. 1:172. 1832

Common names: Douglass’ spirea, steeplebush
Stout shrub making dense patches, reaching 2 m tall, with tomentose branches; leaves thick, oblong, 3-8 cm long, densely white-tomentose especially beneath, unequally serrate in upper part; petiole 2-4 mm long; flowers deep-rose, in dense panicles; sepals recurved, petals obovate, stamens many, twice as long as petals; follicles glabrous.  
Cultivated in Herbal Garden below Cheshma Shahi in Srinagar, Kashmir.
This American plant is medicinally important for native Americans.
Identification credit to Resin (UK) in Daves’ Garden Forum.  


 
 
 
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