Lauraceae Lindera benzoin var. benzoin

Northern Spicebush

Chippewa - Food, Spice

Use documented by:
Gilmore, Melvin R., 1933, Some Chippewa Uses of Plants, Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press, page 131

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Scientific name: Lindera benzoin var. benzoin
USDA symbol: LIBEB (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Northern Spicebush
Family: Lauraceae
Family (APG): Lauraceae
Native American Tribe: Chippewa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Spice
Notes: Leaves used as a flavor for masking or modifying the taste of naturally strong flavored meats.

RECRD: 31954 id: 20366