Also spelled spice bush.

Part of laurel  family Lauraceae.

Native to southern 🇨🇦 Canada;  and central, eastern and southeastern 🇺🇸 USA.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Lindera hosts caterpillars of 10 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Learn more about spicebush (northern or common) Lindera benzoin

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