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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Morella inodora   FAMILY Myricaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Morella inodora   FAMILY Myricaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Myrica inodora

 

COMMON NAME:
Scentless Bayberry, Odorless Bayberry


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image of Morella inodora, Scentless Bayberry, Odorless Bayberry

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_moin_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Morella inodora   FAMILY Myricaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Morella inodora   FAMILY Myricaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Myrica inodora

 

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963

Shrub
Perennial
Monoecious

Native to Georgia

Habitat: Acid wetlands, especially in wooded, acid, streamhead "bogs" and bayheads, often associated with Magnolia virginiana, Tamala palustris, Cyrilla racemiflora, Cliftonia monophylla, and Lorinseria areolata, per Weakley's Flora

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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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