OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 17 taxa in the family Aquifoliaceae, Holly family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Holly, Christmas Holly

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Ilex opaca   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex opaca var. opaca   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ilex opaca 112-01-001   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: In a wide variety of forests, ranging from xeric to wetland

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Dahoon, Cassena, Dahoon Holly

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ilex cassine   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Ilex cassine var. cassine   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ilex cassine var. cassine 112-01-002a   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Blackwater stream swamps, pocosins, nearly always in very acid peaty or sandy sites

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Myrtle Holly, Myrtle-leaved Holly

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ilex myrtifolia   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex myrtifolia   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ilex cassine var. myrtifolia 112-01-002b   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Limesink (doline) ponds, pocosins, wet pine savannas

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Yaupon Holly, Yaupon

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ilex vomitoria   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex vomitoria   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ilex vomitoria 112-01-003   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Maritime forests, other dry sandy forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Possumhaw, Possumhaw Holly

Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Ilex decidua   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Ilex decidua   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ilex decidua var. decidua 112-01-004a   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Floodplain forests, less commonly on mesic (or even dry), upland slopes

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Georgia Holly, Chapman's Holly

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ilex longipes   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex longipes   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ilex decidua var. longipes 112-01-004b   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Upland forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Longstalk Holly, Cherry Holly

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Ilex collina   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex collina   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: In peats of bogs and seepages, on banks of cold, high elevation streams (less commonly on moist, rocky slopes in northern hardwood forests or mixed spruce-hardwood forests) at moderate to high elevations (1100-1800m)

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Cuthbert Holly

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ilex cuthbertii   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex cuthbertii   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Upland circumneutral woodlands and forests

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Sarvis Holly

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ilex amelanchier   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex amelanchier   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ilex amelanchier 112-01-005   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Banks of blackwater creeks and rivers, clay-based Carolina bays, other pine flatwoods ponds with seasonally flooded hydrology

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Holly

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ilex ambigua   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex ambigua   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ilex ambigua var. ambigua 112-01-006a   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Sandy upland forests, dry slope forests, rarely in pocosin ecotones in the fall-line sandhills region

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Holly, Mountain Winterberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ilex montana   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex montana   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ilex ambigua var. montana 112-01-006b   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Mesic forests, rarely bogs or bog edges

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Downy Winterberry, Black-alder

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ilex verticillata   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex verticillata   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ilex verticillata 112-01-007   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, pocosins, swampy forests

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Smooth Winterberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ilex laevigata   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex laevigata   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ilex laevigata 112-01-008   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Pocosins, other wet, acidic sites, such as in small blackwater stream swamps

Native to the Carolinas

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Inkberry, Bitter Gallberry, Little Gallberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ilex glabra   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex glabra   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ilex glabra 112-01-009   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Savannas, pine flatwoods, pocosin margins, swamps, primarily in wetlands, but extending upslope even into sandhills, with a clay lens or spodic horizon below to maintain additional moisture

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sweet Gallberry, Big Gallberry, Large Gallberry

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ilex coriacea   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex coriacea   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Ilex coriacea 112-01-010   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Pocosins, more restricted to wet, peaty sites than I. glabra

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Chinese Holly, Burford Holly

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ilex cornuta   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex cornuta   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Escaped into forests in (primarily) suburban and urban areas, but certain to become more ubiquitous and increasingly in natural areas

Non-native: China

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Japanese Holly

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Ilex crenata   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Ilex crenata   FAMILY: Aquifoliaceae

 

Habitat: Planted as a landscaping shrub, escaped into forests in suburban areas

Non-native: Japan

 


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