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Ilex anomala

Ilex anomala Hook. & Arn.

Aiea, Hawaii Holly, Hawaiian Holly, Kawau

Aquifoliaceae (Holly family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ILAN

USDA Native Status: HI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Size Notes: Up to about 40 feet tall.
Fruit: Blackish purple.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec

Distribution

USA: HI
Native Habitat: Mesic to wet forests, sometimes in open bogs.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 43 - Hawaiian Native Plant Genera (2006) University of Hawaii
Webref 31 - Native Plants Hawai’i (2018) University of Hawaii
Webref 44 - Plants of Hawaii (1997) Starr Environmental
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Ilex anomala in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ilex anomala in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ilex anomala

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-12-14
Research By: CBR

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