Calycanthus


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calycanthus

(ˌkælɪˈkænθəs)
n
(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.
Be sure to request it by its botanical name at the nursery, or you may end up with Calycanthus floridus, Carolina Allspice, or Calycanthus occidentalis, California Spice Bush.
5-9 Bearberry cotoneaster Cotoneaster dammeri 5-7 Black chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa 3-8 Bumald spiraea Spiraea x bumalda 3-8 Burkwood viburnum Viburnum x burkwoodii 5-8 Bush cinquefoil Potentilla fruticosa 2-6 Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis 5-11 Carolina allspice Calycanthus floridus 4-9 Chenault coralberry Symphoricarpos x 4-7 chenaultii Chengtu lilac Syringa swenginzowii 5-6 Common box Buxus sempervirens 5-8 Common flowering Chaenomeles speciose 4-8 quince Common lilac Syringa vulgaris 3-7 Common mock orange Philadelphus coronarius 4-8 Common ninebark Physocarpus opulifolius 2-7 Common snowberry Symphoricarpos albus 3-7 Common winterberry Ilex verticillata 3-9 Doublefile viburnum Viburnum plicatum var.