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Myricaceae Richard ex Kunth. Bayberry Family.

Key to Myricaceae

A family of about 3-5 genera and 55 species, trees and shrubs, nearly cosmopolitan. See Morella for discussion of our three genera.

Ref: Bornstein (1997) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1997); Elias (1971b); Herbert (2005); Kubitzki (1993a) In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Wilbur (1994). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Morella | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Scott Ward | Morella | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Myrica gale | Original Image ⭷


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