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Plant    Species Name:
Paxistima myrsinites (Pursh) Raf.
syn. Ilex myrsinites Pursh

Common Name:
Oregon boxleaf


Baker's Bay, Washington   November 16, 1805

Images of two specimens in the Lewis and Clark herbarium. . . .

Paxistima myrsinites (PH-LC 153) collected near the Pacific Ocean, November 16, 1805.

Paxistima myrsinites (PH-LC 154) collected in the "Rocky" mountains, June 16, 1806 (but they were actually in the area we know as the Bitterroot Mountains at that point in time).

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collected by K. Whited 1335, Washington [State], 23 September 1900

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Paxistima myrsinites (T. Hagan)

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