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View USF Tampa Plant Record: Myrica cerifera

Scientific Name Myrica cerifera
Common Name Wax Myrtle
Family Myricaceae
Info "Myrica cerifera is a small tree or large shrub native to North America. It is adaptable to many habitats, growing naturally in wetlands, near rivers and streams, sand dunes, fields, hillsides, pine barrens, and in both coniferous and mixed-broadleaf forests."
Found By "Douglas Franz, Angel Aquino"
Date Found 2/4/2013
Links "http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=3942, http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=1&taxon_id=233500790"
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