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Comptonia peregrina
sweet fern Wax Myrtle Family
Comptonia peregrina Myricaceae
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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
  Myricaceae
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
Native

How Likely at this Location (41%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Native
base map where plant found

Forest
Disturbed
Sand
grid lines base