Back in the kitchen, while I read the recipe out loud, Simon scraped the bark off the wintergreen and spicebush
swallowtail butterfly is a frequent visitor to Mississippi gardens, and its unparalleled beauty is worthy of the recognition given by the schoolchildren of Mississippi.
No more spicebush
sprawling with kudzu and honeysuckle.
The air smells of wild onion, spicebush
, pine needles and damp earth.
In this buffer area, various shrubs (elderberry, spicebush
, and black haw viburnum) and trees (hickory and silver maple) were planted.
For example, spicebush
(Lindera benzoin, whose leaves produce a delightful but delicate scent when crushed), sumac (Rhus species) and viburnums (Viburnum species) provide nectar for adult butterflies and bees as well as leaves for butterfly and moth caterpillars.
Like an anthropologist with a touch of the poet, indie filmmaker Kevin Jerome Everson continues his long-term project of observing African-Americans' everyday fives with the short feature, "Spicebush
." Shifting between doc and staged narrative with no demarcation between the two, Everson tells the seemingly mundane story of the transport of furniture from an Ohio supplier to a Mississippi grade school.
Plant Virginia creeper, spicebush
, elderberry, blackberry and dogwood to supplement insect diet.
swallowtail (Papilio troilus (L.)) feeds on spicebush
(Lindera benzoin (L.) Blume) and sassafras (Sassafras albidum (Nutt.) Nees, Lauraceae), while the pipevine swallowtail (Battus philenor (L.)) feeds on pipevines (Aristolochia spp., Aristolochiaceae).
The understory plants that suck on this soft green-and-gold glow are as specialized and beautiful as jewels: spicebush
and papaw, strawberry bush, water elm, dwarf palmetto, ironwood and switch cane; holly, green ash, and swamp chestnut.
These included such hardy species as red chokeberry, buttonbush, spicebush
and red twig dogwood.
Larval adaptation to Lauraceae hosts: geographic divergence in the spicebush