Wildflowers forum: The Beautiful Possum Haw, Ilex decidua.

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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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frostweed
Jan 10, 2013 9:32 AM CST

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This beautiful shrub or small tree brightens the winter months here in Texas until the birds descend upon it in big flocks and devour all those berries.
http://wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=ILDE

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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Jan 10, 2013 9:45 AM CST
Oh, I want that one too. Simply gorgeous. Lovey dubby
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Name: Deb
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Bonehead
Jan 10, 2013 10:20 AM CST
Very pretty. What does it look like when leafed out?
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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
Hi Everybody!! Let us talk native.
Native Plants and Wildflowers Organic Gardener Butterflies Garden Ideas: Master Level Forum moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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frostweed
Jan 10, 2013 11:07 AM CST

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The leaves and flowers are very simple, and I don't have a picture in leaf, but here is a link;

http://wildflower.org/gallery/result.php?id_image=22845
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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
Cherish today
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages Plant Identifier I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar
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SongofJoy
Jan 12, 2013 9:31 AM CST
I really like the plants and photos you are posting, Josephine. Thumbs up
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched -- they must be felt with the heart. ~ Helen Keller
Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
Hi Everybody!! Let us talk native.
Native Plants and Wildflowers Organic Gardener Butterflies Garden Ideas: Master Level Forum moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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frostweed
Jan 12, 2013 11:54 AM CST

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Thank you Tee, I will try to highlight the plants that are at their best at the current time of the year. Smiling
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