Spiraea tomentosa. Rose Family. July - Sept.

A shrubby plant, with erect, woolly stems 2 - 4 feet high, found in low ground or on hillsides. New Brunswick to Georgia, west to Minnesota and Kansas.

Flowers

Pink or magenta, rarely white, in dense, steeple-like clusters.

Leaves

Dark green above, whitish-woolly beneath, toothed.

Hardhack.

Hardhack.