Category: Shrub - Deciduous
Zones: 3 to 7
Size: 5 to 10' tall and wide
Growth Rate: Fast
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Densely branched with rounded habit. Glossy grey-green leaves, to 4" long, fragrant if crushed. Tends to sucker. Tolerates poor soils.
Native to the mid to northeast USA + east Canada.
Introduced to cultivation in 1727.
Published in Synthesis N. Amer. Fl., version 1 (Nomencl. Innov.) 18 in 1999.
ARS-GRIN shows it as the accepted name with the basionym Myrica pensylvanica Mirb. in Duhamel. PlantList shows the name as unresolved.