Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2610

Shrub, Tree
Perennial
Usually dioecious

Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare, endemic to an area along the Fall Line in SC & adjacent GA

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

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White/Greenish-white
Usually unisexual
5-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 cuthbertii   FAMILY Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ilex cuthbertii   FAMILY Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Systematic study of Ilex ambigua, Ilex decidua and related taxa (Krakow, 1989)
Ilex longipes var. cuthbertii

 

COMMON NAME:
Cuthbert Holly