OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Aquifoliales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Ilex cuthbertii   FAMILY Aquifoliaceae   Go to FSUS key



SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ilex cuthbertii   FAMILY Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Systematic study of Ilex ambigua, Ilex decidua and related taxa (Krakow, 1989)

Ilex longipes var. cuthbertii

INCLUDED WITHIN (PRESUMED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 112-01-004b?:

Ilex decidua var. longipes   FAMILY Aquifoliaceae

Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)

Ilex cuthbertii

 

COMMON NAME:
Cuthbert Holly


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image of Ilex cuthbertii, Cuthbert Holly

JK Marlow    jkm170401_369

April    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

image of Ilex cuthbertii, Cuthbert Holly

JK Marlow    jkm170401_371

April    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

image of Ilex cuthbertii, Cuthbert Holly

JK Marlow    jkm170401_372

April    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

Similar to I. longipes, w lvs pubescent on top, marginal teeth more obscure, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide (Lance, 2004).

image of Ilex cuthbertii, Cuthbert Holly

JK Marlow    jkm170401_373

April    McCormick County    SC

Stevens Creek Heritage Preserve

Bark thin, gray, mostly smooth. Spur shoots commonly present, per Woody Plants of the Southeastern US: A Winter Guide (Lance, 2004).

image of Ilex cuthbertii, Cuthbert Holly

Ron Lance    rwl_ilexcuthbertii

September-October        

Pedicels of fruits and pistillate flowers (5.5-) 10-30mm long, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Ilex cuthbertii   FAMILY Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Ilex cuthbertii   FAMILY Aquifoliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Systematic study of Ilex ambigua, Ilex decidua and related taxa (Krakow, 1989)
Ilex longipes var. cuthbertii

INCLUDED WITHIN (PRESUMED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 112-01-004b?:
Ilex decidua var. longipes   FAMILY Aquifoliaceae

Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Ilex cuthbertii

 

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2610

Shrub; Tree
Perennial
Usually dioecious

Habitat: Upland circumneutral woodlands and forests, per Weakley's Flora

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Rare

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White/Greenish-white
5-merous
Usually unisexual

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red or rarely yellow
Drupe

 

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