Eastern Sweetshrub

  • Scientific Name: Calycanthus floridus var. glaucus
  • Ref: (Willdenow) Torrey & A. Gray, Fl. N. Amer. 1(3): 475. 1840.
  • English Common Name: eastern sweetshrub, Carolina allspice
  • Chinese Common Name: 美国蜡梅 Měiguó làméi
  • Family: Calycanthaceae
  • Genus: Calycanthus
  • Distribution: Deciduous or mixed woodlands, along streams and rivers, margins of woodlands; 0-1850 m; native to the E United States.
Twigs glabrous or with scattered trichomes. Petiole and abaxial surface of leaf blade glabrous or with scattered trichomes. Flowering late spring, fruiting mid fall. (FNA)

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