Wilton Garden Club Herbarium
(Wilton Garden Club:WGCH)
Catalog #: WGCH-00000353
Occurrence ID (GUID): 0194c4d3-e3a0-462b-a598-a783b2353ad3
Taxon: Lindera benzoin (L.) Blume
Family: Lauraceae
Collector: Peggy French      
Date: 1981-05-00
Verbatim Date: Flowers: 5/81, Lvs: 6/81
Locality: United States of America, Connecticut, Fairfield, Wilton, In moist woodland near swamp on collector's property.
41.20694  -73.43989 +-6472m.  WGS84
Georeference Remarks: Coordinates are for the centroid of the town polygon. The uncertainty is the largest possible distance between the centroid and the polygon edge.
Habitat: Moist woodland near swamp.
Description: Spicebush: The leaves and branches have a characteristic spicy odor. These double-tapering ovate leaves are glaborous and vary in size on the same bush. Pale yellow flowers (on twigs at left) are followed by spicy red berries which were used by the colonists in baking. The shrubs have separate flower and leaf buds (the latter smaller and pointed) and separate male and female shrubs.
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Rights Holder: Wilton Garden Club
Access Rights: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
Record ID: 0194c4d3-e3a0-462b-a598-a783b2353ad3
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Jacqueline Algon (rennipsj@gmail.com)
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