Morella pennsylvanica, Northern bayberry 12-18"

Morella pennsylvanica, Northern bayberry   12-18"
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Botanic Name (s):    Morella pennsylvanica (syn. Myrica pennsylvanica)     

Common Name(s):   Northern bayberry, candleberry      

Mature height :5-10'

Mature spread:5-10'

Flower Color/ Bloom Time :       Yellow / March-April                                           

Fruit:       Bluish white / Sept-April                               

Fall Color:yellow

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun     Part Sun    

Soil moisture:    Dry   Average    Moist      Wet

Soil Ph:5.1-6.5

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture        

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay   

Sandy soil, coarse texture                                                                                          

Native Habitat:             tidal and non tidal fresh and brackish marshes, swamps, sand flats, dunes        

Notes:         fragrant leaves, tends to sucker, waxy berries persist through winter, tolerates salinity to 20ppt

Berries used bya native Americans for candlemaking                          

Fragrant     Erosion Control        Flood Tolerant       Deer Resistant                                                                   

High Wildlife Value:     SongbirdsGame Birds            Small Mammals            Waterfowl      Herbal / Medicinal Uses      

FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands                                                                                                 

Native to Coastal Regions                                                                                         

Threatened / Endangered:      New York, Ohio 

Native Shrub

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