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The wax myrtle, Myrica cerifera. Photo courtesy of K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station.


Detail of Myrica cerifera fruits. Photo courtesy of K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station.

Species Name: Myrica cerifera (L.) Small
Common Name: Wax myrtle
Synonymy: Cerothamnus ceriferus
Cerothamnus pumilus
Myrica cerifera
Myrica cerifera var. pumila
Myrica pusilla
  1. TAXONOMY

    Kingdom Phylum/Division Class: Order: Family: Genus:
    Plantae Magnoliophyta Magnoliopsida Myricales Myricaceae Morella

    Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
    Subclass: Hamamelidae

  2. HABITAT AND DISTRIBUTION

    No information is available at this time

  3. LIFE HISTORY AND POPULATION BIOLOGY

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  4. PHYSICAL TOLERANCES

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  5. COMMUNITY ECOLOGY

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  6. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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  7. REFERENCES

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Report by: K. Hill, Smithsonian Marine Station
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Page last updated: December 19, 2001

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