Bayberry Bush?


Bayberry is any genus of shrubs or small bushes found in the bayberry family called Myricaceae. The shrub is mostly found in North America. These plants have leathery leaves with waxy berries and they are very aromatic.
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Bayberry, also known as wax myrtle, waxberry, or candelberry, is both a shrub and a tree. All members of the bayberry family are classified botanically as Myricaceae , and many varieties are found all over the world, including Japan, South America More »
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bayberry: West Indian tree; deciduous aromatic shrub of eastern North America with grey-green wax-coated berries
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bayberry bark Herbal medicine A plant substance with astringent and antibacterial properties, which has been used as a folk remedy for jaundice, colitis and irritable bower syndrome
bayberry tallow: a fragrant green wax obtained from the wax myrtle and used in making candles
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