Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Ilex verticillata (L.) A.Gray image
Photographer: Steve C. Garske           

Botanical Illustration

Dennis W. Woodland

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Michael Clayton

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Steve C. Garske

Steve C. Garske
Family Aquifoliaceae
Ilex verticillata (L.) A.Gray
common winterberry
Ilex: ancient Latin name of the Holly Oak, rather than Holly
verticillata: whorled
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 6'-16' tall shrub
Flower: whitish, 6-8-parted, petal edges entire, attached at the base; inflorescence of several flowers in a cluster from the leaf axils; blooms May-Ju
Fruit:red berry, with thick nutlet
Leaf:thin, deciduous, oblong, with sharp teeth
Habitat: wet; swamps, woods
(Glossary)

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All Ilex list Ethnobotany Information Google- Images or Text
Synonyms 
Ilex bronxensis Britton
Ilex fastigiata E.P.Bicknell
Ilex verticillata (L.) A.Gray subsp. tenuifolia (Torr.) E.Murray
Ilex verticillata (L.) A.Gray var. cyclophylla B.L.Rob.
Ilex verticillata (L.) A.Gray var. fastigiata (E.P.Bicknell) Fernald
Ilex verticillata (L.) A.Gray var. padifolia (Willd.) Torr. & A.Gray ex S.Watson
Ilex verticillata (L.) A.Gray var. tenuifolia (Torr.) S.Watson
Ilex verticillata (L.) A.Gray var. verticillata
Prinos padifolius Willd.
Prinos verticillatus L.
Prinos verticillatus L. var. tenuifolius Torr.

         
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