spice bush

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Related to spice bush: Lindera benzoin, Common Spicebush
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Synonyms for spice bush

deciduous shrub of the eastern United States having highly aromatic leaves and bark and yellow flowers followed by scarlet or yellow berries

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He notes that such shrubby growths as native gull-berry and spice bush are proof that managed forests aren't monocultures.
I touch struck lucifers to spice bush wands, and waft by, trailing threads of smoke, more Art Nouveau than Mucha's Bernhardt.
For butterflies, he suggests bee balm, black-eyed susan, turtle-head, blazing star, solidago golden rod, ironweed, joe pyeweed, spice bush, rhododendron and sweet pepper bush.
The deciduous California spice bush (Calycanthes occidentalis) has burgundy-red flowers and a scent that has been compared to old wine.
Where resistance to oak root fungus is needed, try bush anemone, Catalina cherry, or spice bush.