Spiraea japonica L. f. (ITIS)
Japanese spiraea, Japanese meadowsweet
Eastern Asia (Feldhaus et al. 2013)
Late 1800s (Feldhaus et al. 2013)
Introduced as an ornamental (Feldhaus et al. 2013)
Capable of spreading rapidly and competing with native species (Feldhaus et al. 2013)
Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source.
Council or Task Force
State and Local Government
Feldhaus, J.J., C.A. Copenheaver, and J.N. Barney. 2013. Mapping and management of the non-native Japanese spiraea at Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve, Virginia, USA. Natural Areas Journal 33(4):435-439.
Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Spiraea japonica. [Accessed Sep 16, 2023].