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Digital Herbaria

Ilex vomitoria

Ilex vomitoria Aiton

Yaupon, Yaupon Holly, Cassina

Aquifoliaceae (Holly Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Ilex vomitaria

Evergreen Yaupon


Location: 100 m S of S Oakwell Farms Pky & 150 m E of Harry Wurzbach Dr--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: A thicket of these shrub/trees to 4 m tall. Among Yucca, Diospyros & several Poaceae. Full sun, alkaline soil

Description: Evergreen, much branched shrub/tree; leaves coriaceous, dark-green above, paler beneath. Drupe globose, lucid,(this specimen immature). Bright red at maturity.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Sep 1, 1994
Specimen number: 666

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0950
Accession Date: Oct 27, 1994
Accession Number: 73

Annotations: DXFXB Dieocious/pistillate (In fruit)

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