Pondberry (Lindera melissifolia)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Leaves: Deciduous
Fragrant
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: 1/4 to 1/2 inch bright red single seeded drupes.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter and early spring
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

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