Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Aquifoliales
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Dahoon, Cassena, Dahoon Holly
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Gordon Murphy agmimg_5967
January Colleton County SC
Donnelley Wildlife Management Area
Fruit a globose shiny red drupe about 3/8" in diameter, sepals persisting, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmicassine_twigrushbay1
May-June? Berkeley-Charleston Counties SC
Flowers in axillary clusters. Petals and sepals usually 4, sometimes 5, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.
Patrick D. McMillan pdmicassine_twigrushbay2
Month Unknown Berkeley-Charleston Counties SC
Leaves 1.25-4" or more long; margins entire or with 1+ teeth near the tip, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Leaf margins entire or with a few spinose serrations
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Gardening with Native Plants of the South p055
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC p323?
- Landscaping with Native Trees p129
- Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast p087
- Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide p075
- Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia p231
- Trees of the Southeastern United States p218
- Wildflowers of the Carolina Lowcountry p192
- Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide p172