Calycanthus floridus L.Calycanthaceae

common name synonyms: spicebush, strawberry-shrub, sweetshrub, eastern sweetshrub

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Magnoliidae

order: Laurales

growth form: shrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: North America

notes: commonly grown in shrubberies or as specimen plants, var. floridus, var. laevigatus; sent to Collinson by Lamboll, 1700s, <1760

invasiveness notes: benign

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth