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Wild Florida Photo - Ilex opaca - Scrub holly

Ilex opaca var. arenicola

Scrub holly

Florida native

Endemic to Florida

Volusia Co. FL 01/22/10
Volusia Co. FL 01/22/10
Volusia Co. FL 01/22/10
Volusia Co. FL 01/22/10

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This variety of Ilex opaca is only found in scrub of central and north Florida.
Scrub holly leaves are1-2.5cm (less than one inch) wide with revolute margins, smaller and lighter than American holly.

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Ilex opaca is a member of the Aquifoliaceae - Holly family.


Other species of the Ilex genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  Ilex ambigua var. ambigua - CAROLINA HOLLY
  Ilex vomitoria - YAUPON
  Ilex cassine var. cassine - DAHOON HOLLY
  Ilex opaca var. opaca - AMERICAN HOLLY


Date record last modified: Dec 15, 2019


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