Myrica cerifera L.





  • Scientific Name: Myrica cerifera L., syn. Morella cerifera (L.) Small
  • Common Name: Wax Myrtle, Southern Bayberry, Candleberry
  • Group: Dicot
  • Family: Myricaceae (Bayberry family)
  • Wetland Indicator Category: FAC+
  • Growth Form: Tree, Shrub
  • Grows in moist forests, marshes, fresh to slightly brackish stream banks, swamps
  • Native