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Spiraea, any of several shrubs with tall clusters of pink or white flowers. They grow wild in the Northern Hemisphere, and several are grown in gardens. Meadowsweet, staplebush, and queen-of-the-meadow are wild American species. The cultivated forms, of which bridal wreath is the most popular, come mainly from the Far East.

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