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Myrica gale
sweetgale Wax Myrtle Family
Myrica gale Myricaceae
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common names
  sweetgale
  bog myrtle
accepted scientific name
  Myrica gale L.
rules for finding collection records
  Myrica gale (1626)
family name
  Myricaceae
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of April thru 2nd week of October

How Likely at this Location (36%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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