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Recent observations

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What

European Holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

molluria

Date

September 14, 2014 07:56 PM CEST

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vedran_lastovcic

Date

September 7, 2014

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What

English Holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

paulpiccotti

Date

August 29, 2014 02:30 PM EDT

Description

3 of these trees grow in a cluster up agains the George Washington University Law School Adelman Martin building. The are just to the right of the entry-way when facing the front entrance.
The leaf surface is glossy. There are several area on each leaf where the edge comes together and terminates in a long, sharp spine. The leaves are dark green with a tough exterior.
This species was identified using "Tree Finder" by May Theilgaard Watts.

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European Holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

noraboles15

Date

July 27, 2014 03:34 PM PDT

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European Holly (Ilex aquifolium) Ilex aquifolium

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

July 25, 2014

Description

This holly tree was seen at a height of about six metres. Based upon available records it is estimated to be about sixty years old.

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European Holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

carmelo_lopez

Date

June 27, 2014

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petemella

Date

June 20, 2014 07:13 PM CEST

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What

English holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

lyudakim

Date

May 14, 2014

Description

- broadleaf evergreen tree;
- simple alternate;
- invasive species.

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What

english holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

clarem

Date

June 4, 2014

Place

Ravenna Woods (Google, OSM)

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English holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

afeng21

Date

June 9, 2014

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What

English holly Ilex aquifolium

Observer

adelarge

Date

April 13, 2014

Place

Ravenna Park, Seattle, WA (Google, OSM)

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islandstewards

Date

May 4, 2014 01:28 PM PDT
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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.