Spiraea douglasii subsp. douglasii
  • Hul’qumi’num Name: t’eets’ulhp
  • Description: Deciduous shrub, often forming thickets, growing 1-2m tall. Flowers form a pink plume. Leaves are oblong, dark green above and lighter and slightly woolly underneath
  • Habitat: Prefers sunny wet areas, such as stream banks, swamps, and bogs.
  • Pairs with: Salmonberry, thimbleberry, red-osier dogwood, and willow.
  • Fun Fact: This shrub provides habitat for many waterbirds including song sparrows, red-winged blackbirds and marsh wrens.

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