This tree has long and thin branches as well as trunk. The leaves are shinny and smooth with prickly sides. The tree also has red berries scattered through the branches.
There is a holly in our backyard which is invasive to the area (98499, Pacific Northwest) and we are planning to cut it down when we get the chance. It drops seeds EVERYWHERE, which grow like crazy.
homestead overgrown hedge; with honey bee
regnerating under exotic conifers
Dark green leaves that are very smooth with pointy edges. Leaves are an alternate pattern.
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....