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    • Ilex aquifolium
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Recent observations

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What

Holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 3, 2014 04:45 PM NZDT

Description

A wild holly sapling in part of the garden around Lincoln University's Orchard carpark.

Photos / Sounds

What

Holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

tony_wills

Date

September 23, 2014

Description

A tree not folded, spindled nor mutilated, but just drilled, and poisoned. But not quite dead, a few tell tale sprigs tell of a life not stilled.
(see also http://naturewatch.org.nz/observations/421800)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Holly Ilex aquifolium

Date

September 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

savvy

Date

September 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

European Holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

savvy

Date

July 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

European Holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

savvy

Date

July 10, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

john_barkla

Date

July 6, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

bbd2014

Date

January 4, 2014

Description

John Steel Survey

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

meurkc

Date

July 5, 2014

Description

epiphytic

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

July 7, 2014

Place

Waipara (Google, OSM)

Description

holly, 4 m high, three-tiered (layered)standard

(Camellia and jasmine back left)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

July 2, 2014

Place

Rangiora (Google, OSM)

Description

Holly as a hedge.. low or tall

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

susan_waugh

Date

June 2, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Ok, this one is holly. Grows as a tree, large glossy prickly leaves, pale undersides, massive long spikes. I had imagined I might reduce the biodiversity of my yard by one species today (i.e. remove this one) but will need a chainsaw to deal to this bad boy!

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Description from Wikipedia

Ilex aquifolium (holly, common holly, English holly, European holly, or occasionally Christmas holly), is a species of holly native to western and southern Europe, northwest Africa, and southwest Asia.I. aquifolium is the species familiar in Christmas decoration, and is regarded as the type species of the genus Ilex, which by association is also called "holly". It is a dioecious tree or shrub found, for example, in shady areas of forests of oak and in beech hedges....

No range data available.