Taxon  Report   9581 
Morella californica  (Cham.) Wilbur
California wax myrtle
Morella californica
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
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Morella californica
© 2008 Keir Morse
Morella californica, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Morella californica
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Genus: Morella
Redwood Forest, Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Myrica californica
More information about  Morella californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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