University of Rhode Island

Morella (Myrica) gale

Sweet Gale

Low growing deciduous shrub with glossy dark green leaves. Sweet smelling foliage with good fall color. Tolerates wet soil. Native to RI. 2-4’ x 2-4’.

William S. Justice @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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