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Morella pensylvanica

Morella pensylvanica (Mirb.) Kartesz

Myrica pensylvanica Mirb.

Bayberry, Northern Bayberry

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderFagalesBirch, she-oak, beech, walnut, bayberry, others
FamilyMyricaceaeBayberry (sweet gale) family
GenusMorellaMay derive from Morus, “mulberry”
Speciespensylvanica“From Pennsylvania”

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Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

9/18/2016 · Deer Isle, at Water’s Edge

Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

6/9/2016 · Monhegan Island, ME

Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

The small green shoots at top left are female (pistillate) flowers. · 6/10/2016 · Monhegan Island, ME

Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 7 × 11" (18 × 27 cm)

Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

9/18/2016 · Deer Isle, at Water’s Edge

Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

9/18/2016 · Deer Isle, at Water’s Edge

Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

8/17/2013 · Hopkinton State Park, Hopkinton, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 15 cm)

Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

Male (staminate) flowers. · 6/10/2016 · Monhegan Island, ME

Morella pensylvanica description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 5 Oct 2016.

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Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

8/17/2013 · Hopkinton State Park, Hopkinton, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 15 cm)

Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

8/17/2013 · Hopkinton State Park, Hopkinton, MA
≈ 7 × 10" (16 × 25 cm)

Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

6/10/2016 · Monhegan Island, ME

Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

8/17/2013 · Hopkinton State Park, Hopkinton, MA
≈ 7 × 4½" (16 × 11 cm)

Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 13 cm)

Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

9/20/2009 · Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 5 × 8" (13 × 19 cm)

Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 13 cm)

Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

6/9/2016 · Monhegan Island, ME

Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

6/10/2016 · Monhegan Island, ME

Morella pensylvanica (Bayberry, Northern Bayberry)

9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 15 cm)

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