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Ilex krugiana

Ilex krugiana Loes.

Krug's holly, Tawny-berry Holly, Tawnyberry Holly

Aquifoliaceae (Holly family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 55 feet tall.
Fruit: Red, turning purplish black. Although technically drupes, the fruit is commonly referred to as berries.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


Native Habitat: Rockland hammocks.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 81 - Natives For Your Neighborhood (2020) The Institute for Regional Conservation
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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