Broadleaf Meadowsweet Spirea latifolia
Rose Rosaceae family

Leaves Leaves are elliptic and coarsely toothed, commonly 2'-3' in length.

Flowers: Branching clusters of small white or pale-pink flowers, 1/4" wide.

Winter ID: Inflorecense is evident all winter. It is brownish in color, and usually triangular in shape. Short hairless buds with reddish twigs.

Form/Habitat: Meadowsweet is a generalist common in this area, of ten found in fields.

NWI Status: FACW+



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