Taxon: Morella californica (Cham.) Wilbur

Genus: Morella
Family: Myricaceae
Nomen number: 413132
Place of publication: Sida 16:102. 1994
Name Verified on: 05-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Sep-2000
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • California bayberry  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • California wax-myrtle  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Pacific bayberry  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Pacif NW, as Myrica californica)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Moore, M. Medicinal plants of the mountain west, ed. 2. 2003 (Med Pl MtW)


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