According to the King County website, English holly or European holly is often grown for ornaments but some have escaped to wild forest areas. I do not know which category this specific holly that I snapped at UW farm belongs to.
The leaves are very sharp and thorny, which might make it look pretty but you do definitely do not want to touch it. I accidentally touched it when it was covered in snow and bled. Hollies are often depicted with red berries that remind of Christmas time, unfortunately I did not find berries on the one at UW farm.
|Photos or sounds?||Yes|
|Is the organism wild/naturalized?||Unknown|
|Does the location seem accurate?||Unknown|
|Does the date seem accurate?||Unknown|
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