|Photo taken by Gil Nelson|
|Division:||Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants|
|Class:||Magnoliopsida - Dicotyledons|
| Itea virginica|
|Natural range of Itea virginica from USDA NRCS Plants Database.|
Common name: Virginia sweetspire
A description of Itea virginica is provided in The Flora of North America.
I. virginica has been observed to flower from March to May and in June with peak inflorescence in April.
The following Hymenoptera families and species were observed visiting flowers of Itea virginica at Archbold Biological Station: 
Apidae: Apis mellifera
Megachilidae: Megachile parallela, M. xylocopoides
Sphecidae: Bicyrtes quadrifasciata
Conservation and management
Cultivation and restoration
References and notes
- Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. www.gilnelson.com/PanFlora/ Accessed: 12 DEC 2016
- Deyrup, M.A. and N.D. 2015. Database of observations of Hymenoptera visitations to flowers of plants on Archbold Biological Station, Florida, USA.