SHRUB: Lindera benzoin (Spicebush)

Lindera benzoin

Image by Elaine Mills, Potomac Overlook Native Plant Garden

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

This ornamental shrub, which is common throughout most of the Mid-Atlantic Region, produces small, fragrant yellow flowers that cluster at the nodes of bare stems before leaves appear in early spring. The Virginia Native Plant Society named Spicebush as Wildflower of the Year in 2006.

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