English Holly

Juergen Mangelsdorf

Plant Bio

Common Name:English holly
Family:Aquifoliaceae
Genus:Ilex
Species:aquifolium
Classification/Rank:Very Invasive
Method of Transportation:
Habitat/Range:• reported sites confined to Vancouver and Fraser Valley. • can dominate the tall shrub layer in the forest. • used in gardens and cultivate for Christmas trade

Description

• perennial shrub or small tree that grows 2 to 5m tall
• stems are erect, branched; branchlets minute-hairy
• leaves are egg shaped, entire to lobed, often with stiff spine-like teeth, shiny, evergreen, leathery
• flowers are dull white
• fruits are round, smooth, red berries found in clusters

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posted: October 6, 2018
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DATE: Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
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