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Myrica faya
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Faimily: Myricaceae

Canacomyrica Guillaumin
Comptonia L'Her. ex Aiton
Myrica L.

Myricaceae is a smaa faimily o dicotyledonous shrubs an smaa trees in the order Fagales. Thare are three genera in the faimily, altho some botanists separate mony species frae Myrica intae a fowert genus Morella. Aboot 35 species are uisually acceptit in Myrica, ane in Canacomyrica an ane in Comptonia.

Well-kent members o this faimily include bayberry an sweetfern.