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Myrica heterophylla

Common Name(s):
Swamp bayberry
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Larger leaves and denser plant than M. cerifera; native to portions of southeastern US

Height:
8-12 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple, glossy dark green leaves; 5 in. long; fragrant when crushed
Flower:
Non-showy flowers; clusters of small white to gray globose fruit
Zones:
7 to 9
Habit:
Semi-evergreen to evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; range of soil types: sand, clay, poor, wet
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright rounded dense shrub
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1675

Myrica heterophylla Myrica heterophylla
Homer Edward Price, CC BY - 2.0
Myrica heterophylla Myrica heterophylla
Homer Edward Price, CC BY - 2.0