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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, Cassine


Location: W side of North-South Path, near ditch & N of the E gate to Robin Estate--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Understory of large Quercus virginiana, on level, aklaline, alluvial soil.

Description: Tree, 5 m tall, evergreen, thickly branched. Branches short, stout, puberulent. Leaf blades dark green & lustrous above, paler beneath, mostly elliptic, variable to 28 x 55 mm, crenulate-serrulate. Infloresence axillary in 3's(pistillate). Peduncles to 3 mm, puberulent. Flowers 4-parted. Corolla white. Petals united basally, oblong-elliptic to 3 mm long & wide.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 29,1990
Specimen number: 384

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0577
Accession Date: Nov 17, 1993
Accession Number: 43

Annotations: DPXXB (pistillate)

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