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Scientific Name: Sorbaria sorbifolia
Pronunciation: SORE-bus sore-bih-FOE-lee-uh
Common Name: false spiraea
Family Name: Rosaceae
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Key ID Features: Thicket-forming shrub; Leaves are compound, dark green; Flowers are white panicles.
Course(s): not used (on campus)


Habit: Arching, Dense, Twiggy
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:2 - 3m
Spread:2 - 3m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin:
Hardiness Rating: Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Aquatic - ponds, Mixed shrub border, Wetland - bogs, Woodland margin
Additional Info: Google Images
false spiraea
 
 
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Compound
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Heavily veined, Pinnate venation
Surfaces:
Compound Leaf: Odd-pinnate
Colour in Summer: Green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate
Apices: Acute
Margins: Serrate

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Panicle
Flower Morphology:
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Colour (petals): Showy, White
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Jul, Aug

 
Fruit Type:
Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Fruit insignificant

 
Bark Morphology: Smooth, Prominent lenticels
Bark or Stem Colour: Brown
  
Leaf Bud Type: Rounded or globular
Leaf Scar Shape:Other
Organ Modifications: Tap roots


Propagation: Seed, Layering
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant
 
Location(s):
(GAZ) GAZebo
(GAZS) GAZebo South : q.1
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