in H. Duhamel du Monceau et al., Traité Arbr. Arbust. Nouv. ed. 2: 190. 1804
Phenology: Flowering spring–early summer, fruiting late summer–fall.
Habitat: Coastal dunes, pine barrens, pine-oak forests, old fields, bogs, edges of streams, ponds, and swamps
Elevation: 0-325 m
St. Pierre and Miquelon, N.B., Nfld., N.S., Ont., P.E.I., Que., Conn., Del., Maine, Md., Mass., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Ohio, Pa., R.I., Va.
Where their ranges overlap, Myrica pensylvanica hybridizes quite readily with both M. cerifera and M. heterophylla. This ease of hybridization obviously contributes to an already complicated taxonomic situation; it is a matter for further field-based investigation.