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Plant Details

Ilex cassine

Dahoon

Scientific Name:

Ilex cassine

Common Name:

Dahoon

Plant Family

Aquifoliaceae (Holly Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Shrub / Tree

Bloom Color(s):

white

Size in Feet:

25

Light:

full sun to light shade

Soil Moisture:

hygric(*)

Bloom Time:

May - June

Bloom Area:

Coast

Dahoon habitat

Dahoon grows around cypress ponds, as here in Carolina Beach State Park, in pocosins, and in swamps, nearly always in very acid soil.

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Paynter, February 2011

Berries

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Leaves

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Bark

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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