Spiraea canescens in Valley of Flowers
Spiraea canescens is a deciduos shrub of 2 to 4 m height. Branches are arching, angled and brown-grey in color. Leaves are very small and elliptic having 3-5 teeth. Flowers are white in color and found in clusters. The specific name canescens means covered with white or grey hairs. Petals are five in number and emarginated at apex.
|Grey Stem Spiraea|
|May to October|
|At shruberries, margins of forests and near bank of rivers and streams.|
Location in the Valley of flowers
|This flower is found at an altitude of 1500-2300 meters. So you can find this flower on your trek from Govindghat to Ghangaria. You will not find this flower in Valley of flowers.|
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