Definition of Myrica pensylvanica

1. Noun. Deciduous aromatic shrub of eastern North America with grey-green wax-coated berries.

Exact synonyms: Bayberry, Candleberry, Swamp Candleberry, Waxberry
Generic synonyms: Wax Myrtle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrica Pensylvanica

Myosotis scorpiodes
Myosotis sylvatica
Myotis
Myotis leucifugus
Myotis velifer
Myr
Myra
Myrcia
Myrciaria
Myrciaria cauliflora
Myrdal
Myriapoda
Myrica
Myrica cerifera
Myrica gale
Myrica pensylvanica (current term)
Myricaceae
Myricales
Myricaria
Myricaria germanica
Myriophyllum
Myristica
Myristica fragrans
Myristicaceae
Myrmecia
Myrmecobius
Myrmecobius fasciatus
Myrmecophaga
Myrmecophaga jubata
Myrmecophagidae

Literary usage of Myrica pensylvanica

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1. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Myrica pensylvanica Loisel. Bayberry Deciduous shrub Old fields or open woods, in dry to moist, sterile, sandy soils. Myrica carolinensis P.Mill. ..."

2. The Repertory of Patent Inventions: And Other Discoveries and Improvements (1803)
"... a studious botanist, who prosecutes the culture of the myrica Pensylvanica, at Rain-, bouillet, requesting him to give me some details concern-* ing it; ..."

3. Histoire naturelle des végétaux: Phanérogames by Édouard Spach (1842)
"... les localités humides ou marécageuses ; il est beaucoup moins rustique que le Myrica pensylvanica, et ne résiste pas aux hivers du nord de la France. ..."

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