Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


963

Shrub
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare in GA

Look for it in acid wetlands, esp in wooded, acid, streamhead "bogs" and bayheads, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Unisexual
Sepals absent
Petals absent
Superior ovary
Flowers in catkins

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown-black covered with white wax
Drupe-like

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fagales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Morella inodora   FAMILY Myricaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Morella inodora   FAMILY Myricaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Myrica inodora

 

COMMON NAME:
Scentless Bayberry, Odorless Bayberry