Native Plant Encyclopedia

  WinterberryIlex verticillata var. verticillata  

  Recommended Planting Range

  (previously: Ilex verticillata)


This shrub is found primarily in areas of sandy, acidic soil. It grows in oak forests, and at the margins of swamps and marshes. The striking feature is the bright red fruits that develop on female plants---these persist into winter.

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