Images of Carolina Allspice, Calycathus floridus, Eastern Sweetshrub

Stock images of Carolina Allspice, Calycathus floridus, Eastern Sweetshrub. Photos © 2011 Steven Foster. Please contact us for pricing and terms at sfoster@stevenfoster.com or call +1-479-253-2629.

Nine images of Carolina Allspice, Calycathus floridus, Eastern Sweetshrub, Calycanthaceae, an early spring-flowering shrub native to the Southeastern United States. Crushed flowers have a strong strawberry-like fragrance. Historical medicinal use includes root or bark tea as a strong emetic, and diuretic for kidney and bladder ailments. Settlers used bark tea to treat malaria symptoms. Potentially toxic.

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Steven Foster photography created by Steven Foster Group specializing in photos of herbs, spices, and medicinal plants