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Holly

This article is about the plant type. For other uses see Holly (disambiguation)

Holly
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Aquifoliales[?]
Family: Aquifoliaceae[?]
Genus: Ilex
Species
  • Ilex aquifolium - English holly
  • Ilex latifolia - Tarajo Holly
  • Ilex opaca - American holly

Hollies are shrubs and trees of the genus Ilex. Many of them are highly decorative. Some have leaves with widely-spaced, spine-tipped leaves, while others have simple leaves.

American holly foliage and berries



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