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Plant Details

Ilex vomitoria

yaupon

Scientific Name:

Ilex vomitoria

Common Name:

yaupon

Plant Family

Aquifoliaceae (Holly Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Large Evergreen Shrub

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

20

Light:

Full-sun, part sun

Soil Moisture:

Sub-mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

March - April - May

Bloom Area:

Occurs naturally in the Coast but will grow in the Piedmont.

Habitat Description:

Maritime forests, other dry sandy forests per Weakley.

Female Blooms

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Jack Spruill
Hamstead, NC
Mid April

Male Blooms

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Jack Spruill
Late Apr

Berries

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Jack Spruill
Hamstead, NC
Early Jan

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants

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