R. A. Nonenmacher, CC BY-SA 4.0  via Wikimedia Commons
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R. A. Nonenmacher, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons

Spicebush (Lindera benzoin)

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Native shrubs, growing mostly 1-3(-5) meters tall, sometimes a small tree; reproducing asexually by root sprouting (most spicebush patches and thickets are probably clonal). Over 20 species of birds, as well as deer, rabbits, raccoons, and opossums have been recorded as browsing the leaves or eating the fruits. 

Shade Tolerance: Full to Part Shade

Moisture: Moist to Wet

Height: 5'-10' tall

Bloom Time: Apr-May

Color: Yellow 

Uses: Butterflies

USDA Plant Fact Sheet