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May 8, 2018 5:26 AM CST
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Name: Frank Richards
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Spiraea japonica var. albiflora and Spiraea japonica are listed as the same plant.

One has a pink flower and the other a white flower


May 8, 2018 6:08 AM CST
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Hi Frank,

That's because var. albiflora is regarded as a synonym:

Typically the white form (alba/album or occasionally albiflora) of a plant is the result of one or two alleles being different from the regular-coloured form (i.e. it is a minor difference that results in the inability to produce a certain pigment). It is no longer considered sufficiently different to warrant a distinct taxon.
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