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(Plants) any of several shrubs of the genus Calycanthus, found in North America
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Noun1.calycanthus - a magnoliid dicot genus of the family Calycanthaceae including: allspiceCalycanthus - a magnoliid dicot genus of the family Calycanthaceae including: allspice
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
Calycanthaceae, calycanthus family, family Calycanthaceae, strawberry-shrub family - shrubs or small trees having aromatic bark; the eastern United States and eastern Asia
allspice - deciduous shrubs having aromatic bark; eastern China; southwestern and eastern United States
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Calycanthus (sweetshrub), cephalanthus (buttonbush), and clethra (summersweet) are all natives.
The species that have proven successful for us include sweet pepper-bushy clethera, sweet spire Itea virginica, strawberry shrub Euonymous americanus, beauty-berry Callicarpa americana and sweet shrub Calycanthus floridus, among others.
Pointing to a shrub with deep red chrysanthemum-like blooms he said, "In the books, this plant is called sweet shrub or Calycanthus.