Species Detail

Lindera benzoin L. Blume
Spicebush


Scientific Name:  
Lindera benzoin L. Blume
Common Name:  
Spicebush
Myaamia Name:  
wiinaahkatwi
Uses:  
Food, Medicinal
Harvest Seasons:  
Spring
Habitats:  
Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic, Dry Prairie grasslands, Conifer Swamp some deciduous domts.
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Vine, Cultivated

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Lindera benzoin L. Blume
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Description 
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No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  tea
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  tea used as a tonic.
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  root tea used
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  stems used to make tea.
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal/Food  fruits gathered and dried for seasonsing. Young leaves used for tea
No Reference Specified Horticultural Info  Pick berries when red in fall
Botanical Sources  
Lindera benzoin L. Blume
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Occurs in moist; rich woods
No Reference Specified  
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Lindera benzoin L. Blume
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