Wax Mrytle,
Morella cerifera
(L.) Small

Common Names: Southern Wax Myrtle

Cerothamnus ceriferus (L.) Small
Cerothamnus pumilus (Michx.) Small
Morella cerifera (L.) Small var. pumila (Michx.) Kartesz, ined.
Myrica cerifera L.
Myrica cerifera L. var. pumila Michx.
Myrica pusilla Raf.
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Wax Mrytle is native to the East coast of the United States north to New Jersey, including West Virginia, and west along the Guld of Mexico to Texas and Oklahoma
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