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Ilex vomitoria Aiton

Ilex vomitoria
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Aquifoliaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States south to central peninsular Florida, western Cuba and Mexico.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: A collection made in 2002 at Madira Bickel Mound State Archaeological Site by A. Bishop and K. Alvarez (MB0062 USF) was attributed to Charlotte County in error – Madira Bickel Mound is in Manatee County.

For more images, click on the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants link below. For a digitized image of Elbert Little's Florida range map, visit the Exploring Florida website.

Other data on Ilex vomitoria available from :

Ilex vomitoria has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Hugh Taylor Birch State Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Phipps Ocean Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Pine Island Ridge Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Tree Tops Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

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Ilex vomitoria
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr