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Spiraea alpina Pallas
FOC
Xizang (Tibet): Baxoi Xian. WSW of the village of Bangda on road (highway 318) to Bomi (Pome). Steep, gravely slope on S side of pass and grass-Kobresia meadow at crest of limestone ridge with shrubs of Potentilla, Sibiraea, Rhododendron and Salix. 30°9'32"N, 97°18'56"E; 4650-4760 m.
Ridge crest at 4760 m. Shrub ca. 1 m tall; flowers creamy white.
David E. Boufford, Susan L. Kelley, Richard H. Ree & Sugong WU (S. K. WU)
29602 22 July 2000
 
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