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Oregon Myrtle | Umbellularia californica

This evergreen tree, also known as California bay laurel, has aromatic leaves and can be used as a hedgerow, privacy screen, or for erosion control.


Plant Details

HabitatsMixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Habitat NotesFound near water sources.
Mature Height25-30 ft
Shade Preferenceshade, sun, part shade
Soil Tolerancewell-drained moist to dry soil
Special UsesHedgerow, privacy screen, erosion control. Attracts wildlife, birds.