Taxon  Report   5734 
Myrica hartwegii  S. Watson
Mountain wax myrtle,  Sierra bayberry, Sierra sweet bay

Myrica hartwegii
© 2009 Keir Morse
Myrica hartwegii
© 2012 Steven Perry
Myrica hartwegii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Myrica hartwegii
© 2010 Belinda Lo
Genus: Myrica
Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 30, 2015).

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