|Plant of the Month, Red Yucca, Red Hesperaloe||Plant Description||Upcoming Events|
Morella cerifera (L.) Small
Wax myrtle , Southern wax myrtle, Southern bayberry, Eastern bayberry, Bayberry, Candleberry, Tallow shrub
Myricaceae (Bayberry Family)
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Oblanceolate
Leaf Venation: Pinnate
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Apex: Acute
Leaf Texture: Waxy
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual , Dioecious
Size Notes: 6-40 feet tall, but normally no higher than 12 feet.
Fruit: Bluish white 2-3 mm
Size Class: 6-12 ft. , 12-36 ft.
Next Meeting: No Meeting in July.
Enjoy the 4th.
August 1 Meeting will have two presentations:
|Chapter Info||Useful Sites to Visit||Upcoming Events|
|The purpose of the Native Plant Society of Texas is to promote the conservation, research and utilization of the native plants and plant habitats of Texas, through education, outreach, and example. To this end, the Collin County Chapter holds monthly meetings January through October featuring speakers on topics related to native plants and habitats, sponsors donations for native plant demonstration gardens, plans field trips, and hosts native plant information tables at local outdoor events.||–Texas Aggi Horticulture Website
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–Native Plant Society of Texas
–BRIT (Botanical Research Institute of Texas)
–Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve in Plano
–Native Prairies Association of Texas