Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Downy Winterberry at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Aquifoliales
Downy Winterberry, Black-alder
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JK Marlow jkm210603_0974
June Greenville County SC
Blackwell Heritage Preserve
Staminate flowers 3-25, in short pedunculate cymes in the leaf axils, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
JK Marlow jkm0507g_10
July Pocahontas County WV
Cranberry Glades Botanical Area
Leaf base usually tapered, tip pointed, venation conspicuous, texture firm, per Native Trees of the Southeast, An Identification Guide.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_ilex_verticillata_2
Dense clusters of bright red berries on short stalks, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.
Sam Pratt sbp_2118
October Spartanburg County SC
A multi-stemmed shrub, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.