Also spelled spice bush.

Part of laurel  family Lauraceae.

Native to southern 🇨🇦 Canada;  and 🇺🇸 USA central, Southeast and East.

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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