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Ilex longipes

Ilex longipes Chapm. ex Trel.

Chapman Holly, Georgia Holly

Aquifoliaceae (Holly family)

Synonym(s): Ilex decidua var. longipes, Ilex longipes var. hirsuta


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 25 feet tall.
Fruit: Red. Although technically drupes, the fruit is commonly referred to as berries.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AK , AR , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TN , TX , VA
Native Habitat: Sandy soils along creeks, moist mixed forests.

National Wetland Indicator Status

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 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 82 - Native Trees of Texas (2020) Texas A&M AgriLife
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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