Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Magnoliids: Laurales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Lindera from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Bog Spicebush, Streamhead Spicebush
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March Orange County NC
North Carolina Botanical Garden
The overall range of this newly described species is still poorly known, per Weakley's Flora.
COMPARE flowers of Sassafras and Spicebush
Flora of North America
Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Dioecious or polygamo-dioecious
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
CLICK HERE to see a map, notes, and images from Weakley's Flora of the Southeastern US.
Click here to see a map showing all occurrences known to SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria. (Zoom in to see more detail.)
6 deciduous tepals
9 fertile stamens on staminate flowers
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast (Foote & Jones, 1989) p062
- Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia (Chafin, 2007) p199
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide (Lance, 2004) p194
- Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region (Sorrie, 2011) p197
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