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Noun: spicebush  'spIs,bûsh
  1. Deciduous shrub of the eastern United States having highly aromatic leaves and bark and yellow flowers followed by scarlet or yellow berries
    - spice bush, American spicebush, Benjamin bush, Lindera benzoin, Benzoin odoriferum
  2. Straggling aromatic shrub of southwestern United States having fragrant brown flowers
    - California allspice, Calycanthus occidentalis

Derived forms: spicebushes

Type of: allspice, bush, shrub

Part of: genus Lindera, Lindera

Encyclopedia: Spicebush