Myricaceae
Bayberry Family
2 genera
2 species
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Morella californicaPacific bayberry, Pacific wax-myrtle
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest along the outer coast in Washington; coastal Vancouver Island, British Columbia to California.
Habitat: Hillsides and sandy areas near the coast.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-May
Myrica galesweetgale
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to Oregon, east across Canada to the Great Lakes region and northeastern North America.
Habitat: Coastal bogs, swamps, lakes, and streams.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June