Carolina Allspice – 6/4/24

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 6/4/24

Observation Time: 9:05 a.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary

Common Name: Carolina Allspice

Scientific Name: Calycanthus floridus

Comments: Also known as Carolina Sweetshrub, this plant deserves its name. The blossoms are fragrant and the leaves are aromatic when bruised.

More Information: Wikipedia and North Carolina Native Plant Society