Sea Myrtle

Nov 17, 2020

Baccharis halimifolia is a North American species of shrubs in the daisy family. It is native to Nova Scotia, the eastern and southern United States (from Massachusetts south to Florida and west to Texas and Oklahoma), eastern Mexico, the Bahamas, and Cuba

Widely used common names include eastern baccharis, groundsel bush, sea myrtle, and saltbush, with consumption weed, cotton-seed tree, groundsel tree, menguiliƩ, and silverling also used more locally. In most of its range, where no other species of the genus occur, this plant is often simply called baccharis.