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Eastern Sweetshrub

Calycanthus floridus


Small shrub, 2 – 4 feet high. Flowers maroon-brown; ca. 1 inch diameter; leathery petals; usually in pairs. Leaves simple, opposite.


Growing on east-facing hill above lake.


Plant often blooms before it leafs out.

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Winder, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Mar 21, 2017
Submitted on Apr 14, 2017

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