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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: Limestone hill, 200 m E of Harry Wurzbach Rd & 80 m S of S Oakwell Farms Pky--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Crowded brushy area, in caliche over limestone. Nominal moisture. Several in the grove.

Description: Small tree, 5 m high, much branched. Leaves dark-green, lustrous above, paler beneath; elliptic to obovate-elliptic, to 5 x 1.5 cm long/wide, crenulate-serrulate. Infloresence pedunculate, fascicled, axillary, 3-flowered. Corolla 4-parted.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 27, 1994
Specimen number: 554

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0840
Accession Date: Jul 26, 1994
Accession Number: 63

Annotations: DSXXB Dioecious/Staminate (In flower)

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