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Comptonia peregrina
sweet fern Wax Myrtle Family
Comptonia peregrina Myricaceae
common name
  sweet fern
accepted scientific name
  Comptonia peregrina (L.) J.M. Coult.
rules for finding collection records
  Comptonia peregrina (1764)
  Myrica aspleniifolia (36)
family name
Image Author: ©2012 Tom Potterfield
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is .5 to 1.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of April thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (43%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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