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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 1 taxon in the family Iteaceae, Sweetspire family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Virginia Sweetspire, Virginia-willow

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Itea virginica   FAMILY: Iteaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Itea virginica   FAMILY: Grossulariaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Itea virginica 094-01-001   FAMILY: Saxifragaceae


Habitat: Moist forests and thickets, especially along the banks of streams

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia


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