Comptonia peregrina
Sweet fern

Family: Bayberry (Myricaceae)

Lifespan: N/A

Height: 0.3-1.5 m

Flower Color: N/A

Flower Size: N/A

Bloom Season: April and May

Fruit: Seeds grow in burlike heads, with four per fruit

Conditions: Openings in coniferous forests in well-drained, dry, acid, sandy or gravelly soil

Sunlight: Partial shade to full sun

Moisture: N/A

Because it fixes nitrogen, it does well on disturbed sites or sites with sterile soil

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