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

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Morella californica
© 2018 Brian Charles
Family: MYRICACEAE  
Genus: Morella
Communities:
Redwood Forest, Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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ICPN + PLANTS: Myrica californica
More information about  Morella californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (MOCA6)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 20, 2018).

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