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Wax Myrtle

Myrica ssp.


This is a multi-branched shrub or small tree. Female shrubs have waxy blue drupes that are not digestable by most birds. Cedar Wax-wings and Yellow-rumped Warblers are birds that can eat these drupes. Leaves are spirally arranged.

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Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 30, 2012
Submitted on May 1, 2012

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