Bayberry is the common name of myrica carolinensis. The shrub grows two to eight feet tall. The shrub blooms in March and April. It is native from Nova Scotia to Florida and Alabama.
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L. H. Bailey Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture (New York, New York: The MacMillan Company, 1917) volume 4, page 2093