[The Wax Myrtle Family West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Pacific Bayberry, Pacific Wax Myrtle, Western Wax Myrtle

Myrica californica

Synonyms: Gale californica, Morella californica

Pacific Bayberry, Pacific Wax Myrtle, Western Wax Myrtle: Myrica californica (Synonyms: Gale californica, Morella californica)

Pacific wax myrtle (with some salal at its base) on the north jetty at Barview Jetty County Park at the mouth of Tillamook Bay, Oregon coast....................August 26, 2009.

Inflorescence of Pacific Bayberry, Pacific Wax Myrtle, Western Wax Myrtle: Myrica californica (Synonyms: Gale californica, Morella californica) -- Leaf and inflorescence of Pacific Bayberry, Pacific Wax Myrtle, Western Wax Myrtle: Myrica californica (Synonyms: Gale californica, Morella californica)

Leaves and inflorescence of Pacific Bayberry, Pacific Wax Myrtle, Western Wax Myrtle: Myrica californica (Synonyms: Gale californica, Morella californica) -- Pacific Bayberry, Pacific Wax Myrtle, Western Wax Myrtle: Myrica californica (Synonyms: Gale californica, Morella californica)

Close-ups of the leaves and inflorescence of Pacific wax myrtle as seen at the Manhattan Beach State Recreation Site on the north coast of Oregon............May 22, 2009.

Pacific Bayberry, Pacific Wax Myrtle, Western Wax Myrtle: Myrica californica (Synonyms: Gale californica, Morella californica)

The attractive form of Pacific bayberry as seen along the shoreline at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, OR....................October 7, 2009.

Leaves and fruits of Pacific Bayberry, Pacific Wax Myrtle, Western Wax Myrtle: Myrica californica (Synonyms: Gale californica, Morella californica) -- Close-up of the leaves and fruits of Pacific Bayberry, Pacific Wax Myrtle, Western Wax Myrtle: Myrica californica (Synonyms: Gale californica, Morella californica)

Close-ups of the leaves and clustered fruits of Pacific bayberry as seen along the shoreline at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, OR....................October 7, 2009.

Paul Slichter