Sorbaria sorbifolia

(Linnaeus) A. Braun in P. F. A. Ascherson

in P. F. A. Ascherson, Fl. Brandenburg 1: 177. 1860.

Common names: Sorbaire à feuilles de sorbier
IllustratedIntroduced
Basionym: Spiraea sorbifolia Linnaeus Sp. Pl. 1: 490. 1753
Synonyms: Sorbaria sorbifolia var. stellipila Maximowicz S. stellipila
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 397. Mentioned on page 396.

Plants 10–30 dm. Leaves: blade 14–30 × 5–17 cm; leaflets (9–) 11–21 (–29), oblong-ovate to elliptic, (25–) 35–75 (–95) × (8–) 12–20 (–25) mm, abaxial surface glabrous or ± sparsely stipitate-stellate, adaxial with some simple hairs near margins, otherwise glabrous. Inflorescences (7–) 10–15 (–34) × (3–) 4–7 (–14) cm. Pedicels (and axes) usually puberulent, stipitate-glandular, less often stipitate-stellate. Flowers 10–14 mm diam. (anther tip to tip); hypanthium puberulent, hirtellous, stellate, or glabrous; sepals ovate to oblong-ovate, margins often glandular-serrate; petals ovate to orbiculate, 2.7–4.3 × 2.1–3.4 mm; stamens 20–35 [–50], 2–6.5 mm (of variable length); ovaries sericeous, styles 1.3–3.5 mm. Follicles 4.5–6 mm, sericeous. 2n = 36.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Jul.
Habitat: Roadsides, old fields, waste areas, overgrown forest margins
Elevation: 10–500 m

Distribution

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Introduced; Alta., Man., N.B., N.S., Ont., P.E.I., Que., Sask., Yukon, Conn., Ind., Iowa, Maine, Mass., Mich., Minn., N.H., N.J., N.Y., Ohio, Pa., R.I., Tenn., Vt., Va., Wash., W.Va., Wis., Asia (n China), Asia (Japan), Asia (Korea), Asia (Manchuria), Asia (e Siberia), also in Europe

Discussion

Sorbaria sorbifolia is cultivated in North America and Europe. The plants are always colonial and are capable of becoming adventive.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
... more about "Sorbaria sorbifolia"
James Henrickson +
(Linnaeus) A. Braun in P. F. A. Ascherson +
compound +  and simple +
opposite +  and alternate +
short-clawed +
Spiraea sorbifolia +
14 cm140 mm <br />0.14 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
oblong-ovate +
14 cm140 mm <br />0.14 m <br /> (35 cm350 mm <br />0.35 m <br />) +
5cm +  and 17cm +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
free +, distinct +  and connate +
Sorbaire à feuilles de sorbier +
Alta. +, Man. +, N.B. +, N.S. +, Ont. +, P.E.I. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Yukon +, Conn. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Maine +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Minn. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Y. +, Ohio +, Pa. +, R.I. +, Tenn. +, Vt. +, Va. +, Wash. +, W.Va. +, Wis. +, Asia (n China) +, Asia (Japan) +, Asia (Korea) +, Asia (Manchuria) +, Asia (e Siberia) +  and also in Europe +
not +  and aggregated +
10–500 m +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
0.45 cm4.5 mm <br />0.0045 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
not +  and aggregated +
Roadsides, old fields, waste areas, overgrown forest margins +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.46 cm4.6 mm <br />0.0046 m <br />) +
glabrous +, hirtellous +  and puberulent +
15-1100+-flowered +
15 cm150 mm <br />0.15 m <br /> (34 cm340 mm <br />0.34 m <br />) +
7 cm70 mm <br />0.07 m <br /> (14 cm140 mm <br />0.14 m <br />) +
10cm +  and 15cm +
4cm +  and 7cm +
crassinucellate +
opposite +  and alternate +
deciduous +
7.5 cm75 mm <br />0.075 m <br /> (9.5 cm95 mm <br />0.095 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (7.5 cm75 mm <br />0.075 m <br />) +
oblong-ovate +  and elliptic +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (?) +  and 2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (?) +
toothed +, unlobed +  and lobed +
inferior +  and superior +
biseriate +  and clustered +
collateral +  and basal +
4 +  and 8 +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
stipitate-glandular +  and puberulent +
0 (?) +  and 4 (?) +
free +  and distinct +
0.27 cm2.7 mm <br />0.0027 m <br /> (0.43 cm4.3 mm <br />0.0043 m <br />) +
0.21 cm2.1 mm <br />0.0021 m <br /> (0.34 cm3.4 mm <br />0.0034 m <br />) +
Flowering Jun–Jul. +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
in P. F. A. Ascherson, Fl. Brandenburg +
not arillate +
fusiform +
persistent +
distinct +  and connate +
pubescent +  and glabrous +
ovate +  and oblong-ovate +
Illustrated +  and Introduced +
free +  and distinct +
2mm +  and 6.5mm +
branched +  and simple +
1 +  and 10 +
not persistent +
distinct +
not elongate +
0.13 cm1.3 mm <br />0.0013 m <br /> (0.35 cm3.5 mm <br />0.0035 m <br />) +
hairy +  and glabrous +
Sorbaria sorbifolia var. stellipila +  and S. stellipila +
Sorbaria sorbifolia +
Sorbaria +
species +
0 +  and 6 +
inconspicuous +
rhizomatous +  and simple +
stellate +  and uniseriate +
stipitate-glandular +
erect +  and spreading +