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