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Northern Spicebush [Lindera benzoin]

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Common Name: Northern Spicebush
Scientic Name: Lindera benzoin
Colors: Yellow
Months Appearing: April

Also called Common Spicebush, Wild Allspice.

Shrub 6-12 feet tall. 

Leaves are alternate,simple and without teeth. Turn bright red in fall. Aromatic.

Flowers are in clusters. Early spring before leaves.

Fruit ellipsoidal, red.

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