Dune Holly (Ilex opaca var. arenicola) in the Ilex Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Ilex opaca var. arenicola Accepted
Ilex cumulicola Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Evergreen
Broadleaf
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

Comments:
Posted by ViburnumValley (Scott County, KY - Zone 5b) on Jan 12, 2013 6:56 PM

This evergreen holly is restricted to parts of Florida. It is closely allied to Ilex cassine and Ilex opaca, and there are indications that this plant is actually a hybrid.

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