Evergreen broadleaved tree, stiff prickly leaves with sharp pointed edges. Very recognizeable. This holly tree was probably over 20 ft tall. Sited just inwards of the edge of an open area.
Invasive woody shrub with long pointed leaves, and long purple flower heads when in bloom, comprised of a collection of individual flowers. For most of the year old flower/seed heads remain on bush. Trunk can get to be several inches in diameter commonly. Grows in open areas and as early successional plant.
New shoot of bracken probably not more than 2 weeks old. Branches at the top into multiple leaflets, full attachment of leaf to leaflet. Found in open areas with lots of sun. Habitat see April 29 Journal entry for Carnation.