Northern Spicebush
Lindera benzoin
Family: Lauracea
Flowering Time: March
Flower Color: Greenish yellow
Growth Habit: bottomlands, woods, valleys
Zones:  4 to 9
Environment: Full sun to part shade
Plant Height: 6 to 12 feet
Spread: 6 to 12 feet
Tolerates: Deer, Drought, Heavy shade, Clay soil
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Native Range: Eastern US
Other uses: Attracts birds and butterflies