Morella californica

Pacific Wax Myrtle

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Attractive evergreen shrub to 10-30’ tall, with glossy aromatic leaves. Prefers sunny, medium to dry conditions. Native near the coast, southern Washington to California, ours is from the northernmost extent of the distribution. Tolerates salt spray in shoreline plantings. Transplanting can be problematic.

Synonyms: Myrica californica
Plant Type:
Wetland Status:

Morella californica
Distribution Map courtesy of USDA NRCS Plants Database