Field Guide Fridays – Dune Myrtle

Little information is known about this shrub we call Dune Myrtle in the Turks and Caicos.  It’s scientific name, stenostomum myrtifolium, popped up on several medical databases so one can only assume it is being researched for pharmecuetical properties.  All I know is these tiny little white blossoms give off an incredible fragrant scent when in bloom.  
Name synonyms are Antirhea myrtifolia and Stenostomum montecristinum.  If you have more information about this species, please place a comment with your knowledge!

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