Taxon profile


Myrica gale L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Fagales »  family Myricaceae »  genus Myrica - sweetgale

Scientific synonyms

Gale palustris
Myrica gale var. subarctica Rouss.
Myrica gale var. subglabra (Chev.) Fern.
Myrica gale var. tomentosa C. DC.

Other names

= Sweetgale

Least Concern LC


Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Orchestes jota (Fabricius, 1787), Anthribus scapularis Gebler, 1833

Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Myrica gale L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Myrica gale L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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