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Morella caroliniensis (P. Mill.) Small
Southern bayberry, Swamp bayberry, Swamp candleberry
USDA Symbol: moca7
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Shrub Leaf Complexity: Simple Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
AL , AR , DE , FL , GA , LA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , PA , SC , TX , VA Native Habitat:
dry or moist thickets and woods, bogs USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
Soil Description: Clay, Loam, Sand
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Record Modified: 2009-02-18
Research By: TWC Staff