Genus: Astilbe

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Last Modified 01/10/2012

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List of Astilbe Species

General Discussion

Astilbe japonica was reported escaping from cultivation in West Orange, Essex Co., NJ in 1917, but no specimen has been seen.

References to Astilbe

  • Rehder, A. 1902. Webb's "Study of Spiraea". Bot. Gaz. 34: 246.
  • Soltis, D. E. 1993. Molecular systematics of Saxifragaceae sensu stricto. Amer. J. Bot. 80: 1056-1081.
  • Webb, J. E. 1901. A morphological study of the flower and embryo of Spiraea. Bot. Gaz. 33: 451-60. (Astilbe & Aruncus misidentified along with 1 Spiraea)