Calflora
Taxon  Report   9581    
Morella californica  (Cham. & Schltdl.) Wilbur
California wax myrtle
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.
also called Myrica californica

Bloom Period
Family: MYRICACEAE  
Genus: Morella
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Redwood Forest, Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Myrica californica
More information about  Morella californica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MOCA6)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 20, 2019).