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Lindera subcoriacea (Bog spicebush)
Cressler, Alan

Lindera subcoriacea

Lindera subcoriacea B.E. Wofford

Bog Spicebush

Lauraceae (Laurel Family)


USDA Symbol: LISU8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Typically to about 6 feet in height. May reach 13 feet in shady conditions.
Size Class: 3-6 ft. , 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lindera subcoriacea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lindera subcoriacea in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lindera subcoriacea


Record Modified: 2015-04-22
Research By: JAM

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