Great diversity of trees at the OEC fishing site on Dad's Creek.
Habitat type: Rocky soil.
Bark: Light gray with small warty bumps.
Leaves: Alternate pattern; Broad, stiff, yellow green above and pale green beneath; edge of leaf contains sharp, spike-like points; acute apex and wedge-shaped base.
Low to the ground, no berries seen, no sign of evidence of animals shown
Dark green leaves with red berries.
native to the eastern United States
typically grow as an understory tree in forests
used as an ornamental plant, especially for the holidays
aphids feed on tissues of branches; ladybugs and lacewings eat aphids