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Morella inodora (Bartram) Small. Odorless Bayberry. Phen: Feb-Mar. Hab: Acid wetlands, especially in wooded, acid, streamhead "bogs" and bayheads, often associated with Magnolia virginiana, Tamala palustris, Cyrilla racemiflora, Cliftonia monophylla, and Lorinseria areolata. Dist: A Southeastern Coastal Plain endemic: se. GA west to s. MS.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = K1, K3, K4, S13, Herbert (2005), Weakley & Poindexter (2023) in Weakley et al (2023), Wilbur (1994); = Cerothamnus inodorus (Bartram) Small – S; = Myrica inodora Bartram – Fl2, FNA3, GW2, WH3, Elias (1971b)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL

Heliophily ?: 7

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image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷
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