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Related to spicebush: Lindera benzoin, Common Spicebush
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Synonyms for spicebush

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

straggling aromatic shrub of southwestern United States having fragrant brown flowers

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The host plants for this butterfly include the spicebush, from which it gets its common name, and the sassafras tree.
We suspect that reductions in light during summer and winter are a reflection of the high density of Amur honeysuckle as well as the thickness and density of its stems relative to native shrubs such as spicebush.
Add a plant or two of Abeliophyllum distichum, (White forsythia), Spicebush (Lindera benzoin), Pieris (Andromeda) with clusters of lily-of-the-valley-like flowers above evergreen foliage, include Amelanchier (Shadbush), mix in a liberal dose of Azaleas and Rhododendrons and you have the makings of a colorful welcome to the spring season.
Its victims also include several other types of laurel trees, including the redbay, swampbay, sassafras, silkbay, camphor tree, spicebush, pond-berry, and pondspice.
In 2002, Vectren Corporation planted 454 acres with trees and shrubs, including five species of oak and three species of dogwood, as well as sycamore, black walnut, sweetgum, spicebush, and button bush (see Appendix 1 for a complete list of species planted and the number of each species planted).
In this large group I would place the fruits of such species as American holly, black cherries, hackberries, dogwoods, common spicebush, haws, greenbrier, wild rose, Osage orange, and numerous others.
Perhaps you work at a historic site and can invite visitors to an early kitchen where the pungent odor of garlic hangs in the doorway or some spicebush tea simmers on a wood stove.
Such an emphasis on the overlooked particulars of history has become increasingly central to Everson's filmmaking, which now comprises nearly seventy short pieces made since 1997 and four feature-length films: Spicebush (2005), Cinnamon (2006), The Golden Age of Fish (2008), and Erie (2010).
Eau De Verveine is made with yun-nan verbena essential oil, mixed with sweet orange, spicebush and sandalwood creating a fresh, citrusy sweet scent.
Eau De Verveine is made with yunnan verbena essential oil, mixed with sweet orange, spicebush and sandalwood creating a fresh, citrusy sweet scent.
cottonwood (Populus deltoides) and American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) with an understory of box elder (Acer negundo), spicebush (Lindera benzoin), prickly-ash (Zanthoxylum americanum), bladdernut (Staphylea trifolia), and hop-tree (Ptelea trifoliata).
The air smells of wild onion, spicebush, pine needles and damp earth.
In this buffer area, various shrubs (elderberry, spicebush, and black haw viburnum) and trees (hickory and silver maple) were planted.
For example, spicebush (Lindera benzoin, whose leaves produce a delightful but delicate scent when crushed), sumac (Rhus species) and viburnums (Viburnum species) provide nectar for adult butterflies and bees as well as leaves for butterfly and moth caterpillars.