Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2586

Shrub; Tree
Perennial
Usually dioecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain) (rare in NC-SC)

Look for it in upland forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White/Greenish-white
Usually unisexual
5-merous (4-merous?)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red or rarely yellow
Drupe

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Aquifoliales

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 (1968) 112-01-004b:
Ilex decidua var. longipes   FAMILY Aquifoliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Georgia Holly, Chapman's Holly


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image of Ilex longipes

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_i_longipes9605_1

September    Dade County    GA

Cloudland Canyon State Park

Fruits globose or nearly so, on pedicels as long as 30mm, per Trees of the Southeastern United States.

image of Ilex longipes

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_i_longipes9605_3

September    Dade County    GA

Cloudland Canyon State Park

Leaves broadest above the middle, upper surface glabrous except near the veins, per Weakley's Flora.