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wax myrtle
Myrica cerifera
Myrica cerifera
wax myrtle Wax Myrtle Family
Myrica cerifera Myricaceae
common name
  wax myrtle
accepted scientific name
  Myrica cerifera L.
rules for finding collection records
  Myrica cerifera (1)
  Morella cerifera (391)
family name
  • Myricaceae
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Category: Shrubs, Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Native to America. Introduced to Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (56%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Myrica cerifera   L.   (TSN: 21700096, Index: 1104)

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Family Names