Latin name: Calycanthus occidentalis Hook. & Arn.
  Pronunciation: kal-ik-AN-thus ok-si-DEN-tal-is

  Common name: Spicebush
  Family: Calycanthaceae (Calycanthus)
  Habitat: Moist, shady places, canyons, streamsides,
  apparently naturalized in Palomar Mts (Jepson Manual),
  otherwise not in Southern California

  Blooming period: April to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Calycanthus
  2) occidentalis
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