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Ilex glabra

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Shrubs, Evergreens

Light Requirements: part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: acid, loam, sand

Height: 6'-12'

Bloom Time: May, June, July

Bloom Color: white

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Additional Tags: attracts birds, berries, colonizing, evergreen, fall interest, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, poisonous, pond margin plant, wetland plant

Ilex glabra (inkberry)
  • Ilex glabra (inkberry)
  • Ilex glabra (inkberry)
  • Ilex glabra (inkberry)

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Description

Ilex glabra

Also known as:

inkberry

,

gallberry

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, TX, VA

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Exploitably Vulnerable: NY
  • Extirpated: PA
  • Threatened: CT, ME

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Celastrales
Family Aquifoliaceae Holly family
Genus Ilex holly
Species Ilex glabra inkberry