Ilex opaca var. arenicola
Endemic to Florida
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.
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