View of the topmost portion of a meadowsweet plant, photographed on a cranberry bed July 9th, 2014Family: Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Genus: Spiraea | Species: alba

Description: Woody, with a dense, pyramidal terminal cluster of small, pale-pink flowers (sometimes white); leaves long, lance-shaped, finely toothed and pale on underside; plants from 2-6′ high. [perennial]

Habitat: Low, moist ground, meadows and fields;

In Bloom: June – September