Taxon: Spiraea douglasii Hook.

Genus: Spiraea
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Amygdaloideae
      Tribe: Spiraeeae
Nomen number: 311453
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 1:172. 1832
Name Verified on: 17-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Jan-2009
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; F BritStace)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    • Subarctic America: United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • Foster, S. & C. Hobbs A field guide to Western medicinal plants and herbs. 2002 (W Med Pl Herbs)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. 1955-1969 (F Pacif NW)
  • Hultén, O. E. G. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories. 1968 (F AlaskaHult)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. 1995 (F BritStace)
  • Welsh, S. L. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada. 1974 (F AlaskaAnd)

Check other web resources for Spiraea douglasii Hook. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Spiraea douglasii cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.