Scientific Name: Spiraea douglasii ssp. menziesii
Family Name: Rosaceae
Bloom Period: Summer to Fall.
Life Span: Short-lived shrub
Height: Up to 1.5 m tall with many branches.
Habitat: Scattered and abundant at low to mid elevations in wet open forests, wetlands, and clearings.
Leaf Description: Oblong to oval, smooth with toothed edges above middle dark green above and pale below.
Flower and Petal Description: Numerous, tiny, pink to deep roses in dense elongated clusters that are several times longer than broad.
Stem Description: Shrub containing many unbranched thin stems.
Fruit Description: 5 pod-like capsules, joined at the base persisting after leaves fall.
This flower is native to the area.