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Please help identify this wildflower

Posted by westminstress NY (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 18, 14 at 22:20

This flower was quite abundant today on a trail in Harriman State Park in NY. Could you please help identify it? Thanks!


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RE: Please help identify this wildflower

Here is a close-up.


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Is that some sort of spirea?


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Spiraea tomentosa


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Native to nearly all of the eastern halves of the the US and Canada, plus Washington and Oregon.
http://plants.usda.gov/core/profile?symbol=SPTO2&mapType=nativity

More info:
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=e412

This post was edited by missingtheobvious on Sat, Jul 19, 14 at 0:10


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Thanks so much! Glad to find out it was native! Didn't realize it was actually a shrub which threw me off in Newcomb's.


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Love Newcomb's!


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