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Myrica gale

Myrica gale

Myrica gale L. Engl.: bog myrtle, sweet gale, bayberry, Dutch myrtle, English bog myrtle, gale, meadowfern, piment royal. Deu.: Gagelstrauch. Suom.: suomyrtti. Sven.: pors, porsträ. Pharm.: herba myrti rabantini. Bot. syn.: Gale belgica Dumort., Gale palustre Chevall. Pre-Linnaean: Mirtus.

Myricaceae. Suomyrttikasvit.

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Vanhoja tekstejä: Suomen myrkylliset ja lääkekasvit, 1936.

Myrica L. Suomyrtti. Pors.

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Vanhoja tekstejä: Flora Fennica. Suomen Kasvio, 1866.

Photo: Myrica gale 8.

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Flowering twig. Helsinki bot.g. (Kaisan.), Finland. Planted. 2005-05-20.

Photo: Myrica gale 7.

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Leaf. Turku bot.g., Ruissalo, Finland. Planted. 2004-08-26.

Photo: Myrica gale 6.

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Bush. Helsinki bot.g. (Kaisan.), Finland. Planted. 2004-08-24.

Photo: Myrica gale 5.

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Branch. Helsinki bot.g. (Kaisan.), Finland. Planted. 2004-08-24.

Photo: Myrica gale 4.

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Branch in seed. Helsinki bot.g., (Kump.), Finland. Planted. 2000-08-23.

Photo: Myrica gale 2.

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Spring growth, pretty pretty. München bot.g, Germany. Planted. 2000-04-16.

Photo: Myrica gale.

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Top of branch. You can see the way the leaf is serrated only at the top, not along the lower edges. That's sweet gale. It's also got a nice scent (but I can't get that online). BGBM, Berlin, Germany. Planted. 1995-06-01.

Photo: Myrica gale 1.

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Plant. BGBM, Berlin, Germany. Planted. 1995-06-01.


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